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strongylosis

[ stron-juh-loh-sis ]
/ ˌstrɒn dʒəˈloʊ sɪs /
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noun Veterinary Pathology.
a disease, especially of horses, caused by an infestation by strongyles and characterized in serious cases by weakness and anemia.
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Origin of strongylosis

1910–15; <New Latin, equivalent to Strongyl(us) strongyle + -ōsis-osis
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