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bilharziasis

[ bil-hahr-zahy-uh-sis ]
/ ˌbɪl hɑrˈzaɪ ə sɪs /
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noun Pathology.
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Also bil·har·zi·o·sis [bil-hahr-zee-oh-sis]. /bɪlˌhɑr ziˈoʊ sɪs/.

Origin of bilharziasis

1885–90; <New Latin Bilharz(ia) the genus of trematode worms causing the disease (after German physician Theodor Bilharz (1825–62), who discovered the genus in 1852) + -iasis
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British Dictionary definitions for bilharziasis

bilharziasis

bilharziosis (bɪlˌhɑːtsɪˈəʊsɪs)

/ (ˌbɪlhɑːˈtsaɪəsɪs) /

noun
another name for schistosomiasis
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Medical definitions for bilharziasis

bilharziasis
[ bĭl′här-zīə-sĭs ]

n.
schistosomiasis
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