Definition of fascioliasis in English:


Syllabification: fas·ci·o·li·a·sis
Pronunciation: /fəˌsēəˈlīəsis, fəˌsīə-


Infestation of a human or an animal with the liver fluke.
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  • 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.


late 19th century: from modern Latin Fasciola hepatica, the name of the liver fluke (from Latin fasciola 'small bandage') + -iasis.

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