opisthorchiasis

[ŏp′ĭs-thôr-kīə-sĭs, ō-pĭs′thôr-]

n.

Infection of the biliary tract with trematodes of the genus Opisthorchis, caused by ingesting raw or inadequately cooked fish infected with the parasites.

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