ANKYLOSTOMIASIS MEANING IN ENGLISH

• Ankylostomiasis Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) A disease due to the presence of the parasites Agchylostoma duodenale, Uncinaria (subgenus Necator) americana, or allied nematodes, in the small intestine. When present in large numbers they produce a severe anaemia by sucking the blood from the intestinal walls. Called also miners anaemia, tunnel disease, brickmakers anaemia, Egyptian chlorosis.


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