bilharziasis

[ bil-hahr-zahy-uh-sis ]
/ ˌbɪl hɑrˈzaɪ ə sɪs /

noun Pathology.


Nearby words

  1. bilge well,
  2. bilgy,
  3. bilhah,
  4. bilharzia,
  5. bilharzial dysentery,
  6. bili-,
  7. biliary,
  8. biliary atresia,
  9. biliary calculus,
  10. biliary canaliculus

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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Medicine definitions for bilharziasis

bilharziasis

[ bĭl′här-zīə-sĭs ]

n.

schistosomiasis

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