gastrodisciasis

gastrodisciasis

[gas′trōdiskī′əsis]
Etymology: Gk, gaster + diskos, disk, eidos, form, osis, condition
an infection of trematodes of the genus Gastrodiscoides, which are digestive tract parasites. The species G. hominis, a reddish-orange fluke averaging 1 cm in length, is endemic in the hog populations of Southeast Asia and is transmitted to humans.

gastrodisciasis

(găs″trō-dĭs-kī′ă-sĭs)
Infestation by a fluke, Gastrodiscoides hominis.