echinococcosis

[ ĭ-kī′nə-kə-kōsĭs ]

n. pl. e•chi•no•coc•co•ses (-sēz)

Infestation with organisms of the genus Echinococcus.
Hydatid disease.

Nearby words

  1. efferent glomerular arteriole,
  2. efferent nerve,
  3. efferent vessel,
  4. efferently,
  5. effervesce,
  6. effervescent,
  7. effervescent salt,
  8. effete,
  9. effetely,
  10. efficacious


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