cysticercosis

[ sis-tuh-ser-koh-sis ]
/ ˌsɪs tə sərˈkoʊ sɪs /

noun Pathology.

infestation with the larval form of beef or pork tapeworm, producing fever, malaise, muscle pain, and other symptoms depending on the area of the body affected.

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Origin of cysticercosis

First recorded in 1900–05; cysticerc(us) + -osis
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Medical definitions for cysticercosis

cysticercosis
[ sĭs′tĭ-sər-kōsĭs ]

n.

Infection with cysticerci in subcutaneous, muscle, or central nervous system tissues.
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