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fasciolopsiasis

[ fas-ee-oh-lop-sahy-uh-sis, fuh-see-uh-, -sahy- ]
/ ˌfæs i oʊ lɒpˈsaɪ ə sɪs, fəˌsi ə-, -ˌsaɪ- /
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noun

a parasitic disease caused by flukes of the genus Fasciolopsis and characterized by abdominal pain and diarrhea: common in the Far East.

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Origin of fasciolopsiasis

1885–90; <New Latin Fasciolops(is) genus name (equivalent to Latin fasciol(a) band, ribbon (diminutive of fascia bandage) + -opsis-opsis) + -iasis
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Medical definitions for fasciolopsiasis

fasciolopsiasis
[ făs′ē-ō-lŏp-sīə-sĭs, fə-sī′ō- ]

n.

Parasitization or disease caused by any of the flukes of the genus Fasciolopsis.
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