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


  1. 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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uncinariasis in Medicine


  1. ancylostomiasis
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