[ krip-toh-spawr-i-dahy-oh-sis, ‐spohr‐ ]
/ ˌkrɪp toʊˌspɔr ɪ daɪˈoʊ sɪs, ‐ˌspoʊr‐ /
a disease caused by protozoan parasites of the genus Cryptosporidium, characterized by fever and gastrointestinal symptoms and typically spread via contaminated drinking water.
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Medical definitions for cryptosporidiosis
[ krĭp′tō-spə-rĭd′ē-ō′sĭs ]
Infection that is caused by Cryptosporidium, characterized by chronic diarrhea.
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