bilharziasis

[bil-hahr-zahy-uh-sis]
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)

noun
  1. another name for schistosomiasis
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bilharziasis in Medicine

bilharziasis

[bĭl′här-zīə-sĭs]
n.
  1. schistosomiasis
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