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strongyloidiasis

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Infection with the nematode Strongyloides stercoralis, which parasitizes the gastrointestinal system and is found chiefly in tropical and subtropical regions.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[New Latin Strongyloidēs, genus name (from New Latin Strongylus, strongyle nematode genus; see strongyle + Greek -oeidēs, -oid) + –iasis.]

Examples

  • For humans, thiabendazole is prescribed to treat creeping eruption (cutaneous larva migrans), pork worms (trichinosis), threadworms (strongyloidiasis), and visceral larva migrans

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  • For humans, thiabendazole is prescribed to treat creeping eruption (cutaneous larva migrans), pork worms (trichinosis), threadworms (strongyloidiasis), and visceral larva migrans

    SourceWatch - Recent changes [en]

  • For humans, thiabendazole is prescribed to treat creeping eruption (cutaneous larva migrans), pork worms (trichinosis), threadworms (strongyloidiasis), and visceral larva migrans

    SourceWatch - Recent changes [en]

  • (pinworm) - (Tapeworms and strongyloidiasis: second choice)

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  • Seen here. (Not for people who don't like bugs.)

    April 17, 2009