mansonelliasis


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man·so·nel·li·a·sis

(man'sō-nel-ī'ă-sis),
Infection with a species of Mansonella, transmitted to humans by biting midges of the genus Culicoides; adult worms live in the serous cavities, especially the peritoneal cavity, in mesenteric and perivisceral adipose tissue, and in the skin.

mansonelliasis

(măn″sō-nĕl-ī′ă-sĭs) [ Mansonella + Gr. -iasis, condition]
Infection in humans with Mansonella ozzardi.
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