infestation of the human intestine with blood-sucking hookworms, causing progressive anaemia Also called hookworm disease
ancylostomiasis an·cy·lo·sto·mi·a·sis (ān’sə-lō-stō-mī’ə-sĭs, āng’kə-lō-)
A disease caused by infestation with the hookworm Ancylostoma duodenale, characterized by gastrointestinal pain, diarrhea, and progressive anemia. Also called tunnel disease, uncinariasis.
a city in and the capital of Turkey, in the central part. a republic in W Asia and SE Europe. 296,184 sq. mi. (767,120 sq. km): 286,928 sq. mi. (743,145 sq. km) in Asia; 9257 sq. mi. (23,975 sq. km) in Europe. Capital: Ankara. Contemporary Examples Imams like Tuzer are civil servants and bound by […]
ancyroid ancyroid an·cy·roid (ān’sə-roid’) or an·ky·roid (ān’kə-) adj. Shaped like the fluke of an anchor.
(used to connect grammatically coordinate words, phrases, or clauses) along or together with; as well as; in addition to; besides; also; moreover: pens and pencils. added to; plus: 2 and 2 are 4. then: He read for an hour and went to bed. also, at the same time: to sleep and dream. then again; repeatedly: […]
- And a half
and a half noun phrase Someone or something more than usual or expected: Her bad timing is bad news and a half