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hydatid

 [hi´dah-tid]
2. any cystlike structure.
hydatid disease an infection, usually of the liver, caused by larval forms (hydatid cysts) of tapeworms of the genus Echinococcus, and characterized by the development of expanding cysts. In the infection caused by E. granulosus, single or multiple cysts that are unilocular in character are formed, and in that caused by E. multilocularis, the host's tissues are invaded and destroyed as the cysts enlarge by peripheral budding. Called also echinococcosis.
hydatid of Morgagni a cystlike remnant of the müllerian duct attached to a testis or fallopian tube.
sessile hydatid the hydatid of Morgagni connected with a testis.
stalked hydatid the hydatid of Morgagni connected with a fallopian tube.

hy·da·tid·o·sis

(hī'da-ti-dō'sis),
The morbid state caused by the presence of hydatid cysts.

hydatidosis

/hy·da·tid·o·sis/ (hi″dah-tĭ-do´sis) hydatid disease.

hydatidosis

[hī′dətidō′sis]
Etymology: Gk, hydatis + osis, condition
infestation with the tapeworm Echinococcus granulosus. See also hydatid cyst.

hy·da·tid·o·sis

(hī'dă-tid-ō'sis)
The morbid state caused by the presence of hydatid cysts.

hydatidosis

hydatid disease.
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Hydatidosis affects mainly young adults, with no gender preference.
The biochemical analysis also showed that in the mutton from sheep infected by hydatidosis, in comparison with muscle tissue of healthy animals, the amount of protein, fat and calcium, calorific value significantly decrease.
Lozoya Albacar, "Hypernatraemia after hepatic hydatidosis surgery," Cirugia Espanola, vol.
Umur (1997) Prevalence and economic importance of hydatidosis in slaughtered sheep and cattle in Erzurum slaughterhouses.
Comparative sensitivity of six serological tests and diagnostic value of ELISA using purified antigen in hydatidosis.
Serological screening for hydatidosis in households of surgical cases in central Tunisia.
According to these findings, hepatic hydatidosis was diagnosed and treatment was begun with 600 mg albendazole every 24 hrs.
Hydatid disease, hydatidosis and cystic echinococcosis are all terms describing infection with the metacestode ofthe tapeworm, Echinococcus (Wen et al.
Facioliasis, parasitic gastro enteritis, hydatidosis, coccidiosis, ectoparasitism, theileriosis and babesiosis are the major parasitic problems of ruminants in Pakistan in the order of priority [5].
Primary intramuscular hydatidosis of supraspinatus muscle.
Two patients had a history of breast carcinoma, and one had lung hydatidosis.
Human hydatidosis is one of the most prevalent zoonoses in this part of Greece (17,18).