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uncinariasis

[ uhn-suh-nuh-rahy-uh-sis ]
/ ˌʌn sə nəˈraɪ ə sɪs /
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noun Pathology.
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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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British Dictionary definitions for uncinariasis

uncinariasis
/ (ˌʌnsɪnəˈraɪəsɪs) /

noun
the condition of being infested with hookworms; hookworm disease

Word Origin for uncinariasis

C20: via New Latin Uncināria, from Late Latin uncīnus a hook, from Latin uncus
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Medical definitions for uncinariasis

uncinariasis
[ ŭn′sə-nə-rīə-sĭs ]

n.
ancylostomiasis
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