Cysticercosis definition

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The condition of being infested with cysticerci.
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The condition of being infested with cysticerci.
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(medicine) A common parasitic infestation of the central nervous system, caused by the ingestion of eggs or larvae of the tapeworm Taenia solium.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
cysticercosis
Plural:
cysticercoses

Origin of cysticercosis

  • cysticerc(us) –osis

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition