Fascioliasis meaning

fə-sēə-līə-sĭs, -sī-
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Infestation with parasitic liver flukes of the genus Fasciola, especially the species F. hepatica and F. gigantica.
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Infestation with parasitic liver flukes of the genus Fasciola, especially the species F. hepatica and F. gigantica.
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(pathology) Infestation with liver flukes (of genus Fasciola)
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Origin of fascioliasis

  • New Latin Fasciola genus name (from Latin fasciola) (diminutive of fascia band) –iasis

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