paragonimiasis

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paragonimiasis

 [par″ah-gon″ĭ-mi´ah-sis]
infection with flukes of the genus Paragonimus.

par·a·gon·i·mi·a·sis

(par'ă-gon'i-mī'ă-sis),
Infection with a worm of the genus Paragonimus, especially P. westermani.

paragonimiasis

Infection, usually of the lungs, with the fluke parasite Paragonimus westermani usually acquired by eating raw crabs or crayfish. The condition is commonest in south-east Asia.

par·a·gon·i·mi·a·sis

(par'ă-gon'i-mī'ă-sis)
Infection with a worm of the genus Paragonimus, especially P. westermani.