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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.
uncinariasis(1) Ancylostomiasis, see there (ground itch).
(2) Infection by the northern carnivore hookworm (Uncinaria stenocephala).
The condition of being infested with hookworms (i.e., worms of the genus Uncinaria).