/ (ˌtɒksəkəˈraɪəsɪs) /
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the infection of humans with the larvae of a genus of roundworms, Toxocara, of dogs and cats. It can cause swelling of the liver and, sometimes, damage to the eyes
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Medical definitions for toxocariasis
[ tŏk′sō-kă-rī′ə-sĭs ]
Infection with nematodes of the genus Toxocara.
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