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Hookworm disease caused by Ancylostoma duodenale and characterized by eosinophilia, anemia, emaciation, dyspepsia, and, in children with severe chronic infections, swelling of the abdomen with mental and physical maldevelopment.
Synonym(s): ankylostomiasis, intertropical hyphemia, tropic hyphemia, miner's disease, tunnel disease, uncinariasis
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uncinariasis(1) Ancylostomiasis, see there (ground itch).
(2) Infection by the northern carnivore hookworm (Uncinaria stenocephala).
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The condition of being infested with hookworms (i.e., worms of the genus Uncinaria).
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