visceral larva migrans


A disease, chiefly of children, caused by ingestion of nematode ova, usually of Toxocara canis, characterized by high eosinophilia and often liver enlargement, fever, cough, and hyperglobulinemia.

Nearby words

  1. visceral arch,
  2. visceral cleft,
  3. visceral disease virus,
  4. visceral ganglion,
  5. visceral inversion,
  6. visceral layer,
  7. visceral node,
  8. visceral sense,
  9. visceral swallow,
  10. visceralgia

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