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ankylostomiasis

[ ang-kuh-loh-stuh-mahy-uh-sis, -los-tuh- ]
/ ˌæŋ kə loʊ stəˈmaɪ ə sɪs, -lɒs tə- /
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noun Pathology.
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Origin of ankylostomiasis

1885–90; <New Latin, equivalent to Ancylostom(a) a genus of hookworm (see ancylo-, stoma) + -iasis-iasis
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British Dictionary definitions for ankylostomiasis

ankylostomiasis
/ (ˌæŋkɪˌlɒstəˈmaɪəsɪs) /

noun
a variant of ancylostomiasis
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