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an·cy·lo·sto·mi·a·sis

(an'si-lō-stō-mī'ă-sis, an'ki-),
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.
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uncinariasis

(1) Ancylostomiasis, see there (ground itch).
(2) Infection by the northern carnivore hookworm (Uncinaria stenocephala).
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uncinariasis

(ŭn″sĭn-ă-rī′ă-sĭs)
The condition of being infested with hookworms (i.e., worms of the genus Uncinaria).
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References in periodicals archive ?
Carrion has 9 articles (e.g., actinomycosis, chromoblastomycosis, dermatomycosis); and 3) medical parasitologist Rafael Rodriguez Molina also with 9 articles (e.g., experimental studies with hogs, intestinal infections, macrocytic anemia, malaria, sprue, uncinariasis).
Moderate (n=76) Filariasis (24), Tuberculosis (18), Uncinariasis (17), Sprue (17) III.
The colonial officer did mention uncinariasis and nematode, but Ashford's name was omitted.
In August, 1904 he performed an autopsy of a patient who "died of intense uncinariasis complicated by intestinal bilharziosis, extracting from the trunk of the portal vein 219 schistosome flukes." By December 1904, Gonzalez-Martinez had identified 59 cases of 1321 fecal samples examined (4.5 % positive rate) and in 1905 he reported a single case from a patient from Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.