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- n. Alternative form of ancylostomiasis.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. 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 anæmia by sucking the blood from the intestinal walls. Called also miner's anæmia, tunnel disease, brickmaker's anæmia, Egyptian chlorosis.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Same as ancylostomiasis.
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