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ascariasis

Syllabification: as·ca·ri·a·sis
Pronunciation: /ˌaskəˈrīəsəs
 
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Definition of ascariasis in English:

noun

Medicine
Infection of the intestine with ascarids.
Example sentences
  • Primary common bile duct stones are more common in Asian populations because of the increased prevalence of flukes and parasitic infections, such as clonorchiasis, fascioliasis and ascariasis.
  • Their results indicate that the cellular immune responses needed to protect against TB and HIV, are impaired by ascariasis and other helminthic infections.
  • In the United States, ascariasis is the third most common helminth infection (exceeded only by hookworm and whipworm infections).

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