uncinariasis
noun Etymology: New Latin, from Uncinaria, genus that includes hookworms, from Latin uncinus hook Date: 1902 hookworm 2

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  • uncinariasis — Infestación por nematodos que puede ser causada por cualquiera de los dos parásitos peligrosos para el ser humano, Ancylostoma duodenale o Necator americanus. Ambas formas de la enfermedad se caracterizan por dolor abdominal y anemia ferropénica …   Diccionario médico

  • uncinariasis — [un΄si nə rī′ə sis] n. [ModL, after Uncinaria, a genus, including the hookworm < L uncinus, a hook (see UNCIFORM) + IASIS] HOOKWORM DISEASE …   English World dictionary

  • uncinariasis — /un seuh neuh ruy euh sis/, n. Pathol. hookworm (def. 2). [1900 05; < NL Uncinar(ia) name of the genus (L uncin(us) (see UNCINATE) + aria ARIA) + iasis IASIS] * * * …   Universalium

  • uncinariasis — SYN: ancylostomiasis. * * * un·ci·na·ri·a·sis .ən .sin ə rī ə səs n, pl a·ses .sēz ANCYLOSTOMIASIS * * * un·cin·a·ri·a·sis (un″sin ə riґə sis) a type of hookworm disease in carnivores caused by infection with worms of the genus… …   Medical dictionary

  • uncinariasis — n. hookworm disease, disease caused by parasitic worms with hook like structures around their mouths (Pathology) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • uncinariasis — un·ci·na·ri·a·sis …   English syllables

  • uncinariasis — un•ci•na•ri•a•sis [[t]ˌʌn sə nəˈraɪ ə sɪs[/t]] n. pat hookworm 2) • Etymology: 1900–05; < NL Uncinari(a) a hookworm genus (L uncīn(us) (see uncinate)) …   From formal English to slang

  • uncinariasis — /ˌʌnsɪnəˈraɪəsəs/ (say .unsinuh ruyuhsuhs) noun → hookworm disease. {New Latin Uncīnār(ia) genus of hookworms (from Latin uncinus hook) + iāsis iasis} …   Australian English dictionary

  • uncinariasis — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Bailey Ashford — Colonel Bailey K. Ashford was born in Washington D.C. in 1873 and died in 1934. He was one of five children in the family of a prominent physician. His general education was obtained at the public schools and at Columbian University in Washington …   Wikipedia

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