[par-uh-sahy-toh-sis, -si-]

Origin of parasitosis

First recorded in 1895–1900; parasite + -osis Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

parasitosis in Medicine


[păr′ə-sĭ-tōsĭs, -sī-]
n. pl. par•a•si•to•ses (-sēz)
  1. Infestation with parasites.
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