[fas-ee-oh-lop-sahy-uh-sis, fuh-see-uh-, -sahy-]
  1. a parasitic disease caused by flukes of the genus Fasciolopsis and characterized by abdominal pain and diarrhea: common in the Far East.

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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fasciolopsiasis in Medicine


[făs′ē-ō-lŏp-sīə-sĭs, fə-sī′ō-]
  1. Parasitization or disease caused by any of the flukes of the genus Fasciolopsis.
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