Fasciolopsiasis



[fas-ee-oh-lop-sahy-uh-sis, fuh-see-uh-, -sahy-] /ˌfæs i oʊ lɒpˈsaɪ ə sɪs, fəˌsi ə-, -ˌsaɪ-/

noun
1.
a parasitic disease caused by flukes of the genus Fasciolopsis and characterized by abdominal pain and diarrhea: common in the Far East.

fasciolopsiasis fas·ci·o·lop·si·a·sis (fās’ē-ō-lŏp-sī’ə-sĭs, fə-sī’ō-)
n.
Parasitization or disease caused by any of the flukes of the genus Fasciolopsis.

Tagged:

Read Also:

  • Fasciolopsis

    Fasciolopsis Fas·ci·o·lop·sis (fās’ē-ō-lŏp’sĭs, fə-sī’ō-) n. A genus of very large intestinal flukes that includes Fasciolopsis buski, a species found in the intestine of humans in eastern and southern Asia.

  • Fascioplasty

    fascioplasty fas·ci·o·plas·ty (fāsh’ē-ə-plās’tē) n. Plastic surgery on a fascia.



  • Fasciorrhaphy

    fasciorrhaphy fas·ci·or·rha·phy (fāsh’ē-ôr’ə-fē) n. Suture of a fascia or of an aponeurosis. Also called aponeurorrhaphy.

  • Fasciotomy

    fasciotomy fas·ci·ot·o·my (fāsh’ē-ŏt’ə-mē) n. Incision through a fascia.



Disclaimer: Fasciolopsiasis definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.