river blindness


noun Pathology.


Nearby words

  1. rivel,
  2. riven,
  3. river,
  4. river basin,
  5. river birch,
  6. river bugging,
  7. river carpsucker,
  8. river edge,
  9. river forest,
  10. river grove

Origin of river blindness

First recorded in 1950–55

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British Dictionary definitions for river blindness

river blindness

noun

another name for onchocerciasis
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Medicine definitions for river blindness

river blindness

[ rĭvər ]

n.

onchocerciasis

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