ancylostomiasis
ancylostomiasis [an΄sə läs΄tə mī′ə sis, an΄səlō΄stəmī′ə sis; aŋ΄kəläs΄tə mī′ə sis]
n.
pl. ancylostomiases [an΄sə läs΄tə mīəsēz΄]ModL < Ancylostoma, genus of hookworms < Gr ankylos, crooked (see ANKLE) + stoma, the mouth + -IASIS
technical term for HOOKWORM DISEASE

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an·cy·lo·sto·mi·a·sis (ăn'sə-lō-stō-mīʹə-sĭs, ăng'kə-lō-) n.
A disease caused by hookworm infestation and marked by progressive anemia. Also called hookworm disease, tunnel disease.
  [New Latin Ancylostoma, hookworm genus (Greek ankulos, curved + Greek stoma, mouth) + -iasis.]

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