oesophagostomiasis

oe·soph·a·go·sto·mi·a·sis

( ē-sof'ă-gō-stō-mī'ă-sis),
Infection with nematode parasites of the genus Oesophagostomum.
Synonym(s): esophagostomiasis
[G. oi-sophagos, gullet (esophagus), + stoma, mouth, + -iasis, condition]

oesophagostomiasis

/oesoph·a·go·sto·mi·a·sis/ (e-sof″ah-go-sto-mi´ah-sis) infection with Oesophagostomum.

e·soph·a·go·sto·mi·a·sis

(ĕ-sof'ă-gō-stō-mī'ă-sis)
Intestinal parasitization by nematodes of the genus Oesophagostomum.
Synonym(s): oesophagostomiasis.
[esophagus + G. stoma, mouth, + -iasis, condition]

oesophagostomiasis

Infection with species of the NEMATODE worm parasite Oesophagostomum. This resembles a hookworm but may cause a granulomatous mass on the lining of the intestine resembling a tumour. The condition has been reported mainly in Uganda.
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