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ascariasis


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Ascariasis  \As`ca*ri"a*sis\,  n.  [NL.,  fr  Gr  ?  an  intestinal 
  worm.]  (Med.) 
  A  disease,  usually  accompanied  by  colicky  pains  and  diarrhea, 
  caused  by  the  presence  of  ascarids  in  the  gastrointestinal 
  canal. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  ascariasis 
  n  :  infestation  of  the  human  intestine  with  Ascaris  roundworms 




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