Egyptian chlorosis
Ankylostomiasis An`ky*los*to*mi"a*sis, n. [NL., fr. Ankylostoma, var. of Agchylostoma, generic name of one genus of the parasitic nematodes.] (Med.) A disease due to the presence of the parasites {Agchylostoma duodenale}, {Uncinaria} (subgenus {Necator}) {americana}, or allied nematodes, in the small intestine. When present in large numbers they produce a severe an[ae]mia by sucking the blood from the intestinal walls. Called also {miner's an[ae]mia}, {tunnel disease}, {brickmaker's an[ae]mia}, {Egyptian chlorosis}. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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  • americana — Ankylostomiasis An ky*los*to*mi a*sis, n. [NL., fr. Ankylostoma, var. of Agchylostoma, generic name of one genus of the parasitic nematodes.] (Med.) A disease due to the presence of the parasites {Agchylostoma duodenale}, {Uncinaria} (subgenus… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Ankylostomiasis — An ky*los*to*mi a*sis, n. [NL., fr. Ankylostoma, var. of Agchylostoma, generic name of one genus of the parasitic nematodes.] (Med.) A disease due to the presence of the parasites {Agchylostoma duodenale}, {Uncinaria} (subgenus {Necator})… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • brickmaker's anaemia — Ankylostomiasis An ky*los*to*mi a*sis, n. [NL., fr. Ankylostoma, var. of Agchylostoma, generic name of one genus of the parasitic nematodes.] (Med.) A disease due to the presence of the parasites {Agchylostoma duodenale}, {Uncinaria} (subgenus… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • miner's anaemia — Ankylostomiasis An ky*los*to*mi a*sis, n. [NL., fr. Ankylostoma, var. of Agchylostoma, generic name of one genus of the parasitic nematodes.] (Med.) A disease due to the presence of the parasites {Agchylostoma duodenale}, {Uncinaria} (subgenus… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • tunnel disease — Ankylostomiasis An ky*los*to*mi a*sis, n. [NL., fr. Ankylostoma, var. of Agchylostoma, generic name of one genus of the parasitic nematodes.] (Med.) A disease due to the presence of the parasites {Agchylostoma duodenale}, {Uncinaria} (subgenus… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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