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uncinariasis

[uhn-suh-nuh-rahy-uh-sis]
noun Pathology.
  1. hookworm(def 2).
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Origin of uncinariasis

1900–05; < New Latin Uncinar(ia) name of the genus (Latin uncīn(us) (see uncinate) + -āria -aria) + -iasis -iasis
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Historical Examples of uncinariasis

  • It is fairly constant in trichinosis, uncinariasis, filariasis, and echinococcus disease.

    A Manual of Clinical Diagnosis

    James Campbell Todd


British Dictionary definitions for uncinariasis

uncinariasis

noun
  1. the condition of being infested with hookworms; hookworm disease
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Word Origin for uncinariasis

C20: via New Latin Uncināria, from Late Latin uncīnus a hook, from Latin uncus
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uncinariasis in Medicine

uncinariasis

(ŭn′sə-nə-rīə-sĭs)
n.
  1. ancylostomiasis
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