noun[mass noun] Medicine
Infestation of a human or an animal with the liver fluke.
More 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.
late 19th century: from modern Latin Fasciola hepatica, the name of the liver fluke (from Latin fasciola 'small bandage') + -iasis.
Definition of fascioliasis in:
- The US English dictionary