Definition of Ancylostomiasis

1. Noun. Infection by the hookworm ''Ancylostoma''. ¹



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Definition of Ancylostomiasis

1. [n -MIASES]

Medical Definition of Ancylostomiasis

1. Infection of humans or animals with hookworms of the genus ancylostoma. Characteristics include anaemia, dyspepsia, eosinophilia, and abdominal swelling. (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ancylostomiasis

ancony
ancora
ancress
ancresses
ancrod
anctious
anctiously
ancylite
ancylo-
ancylose
ancylostoma
ancylostoma dermatitis
ancylostomatic
ancylostomatoidea
ancylostomiases
ancylostomiasis (current term)
ancylostomiasis cutis
ancyroid
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Literary usage of Ancylostomiasis

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Bibliography of Hookworm Disease by International Health Board, Rockefeller Foundation (1922)
"3073 IRVINE, WL Monrovia, Liberia; Freetown, Sierra Leone. US Nov. M. Bull. Wash. 1916, x: 725-736. ancylostomiasis p. 727, 729, 735. Summarized in Trap. ..."

2. Diseases of the Skin: A Textbook for Students and Practitioners by J. M. H. MacLeod (1921)
"In the tea gardens in Assam a large percentage of the coolies suffer from ancylostomiasis and their excrement is impregnated with ova, these are hatched out ..."

3. The Journal of Experimental Medicine by Rockefeller University, Rockefeller Institute, Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research (1920)
"There was certainly no malaria and no ancylostomiasis. Dec. 17. Facial expression has changed; patient looks drowsy. Complains of pain in elbow. ..."

4. Annual Report (1921)
"The work was conducted with the active co-operation of the Government ancylostomiasis commission and was carried out at Princes Town, in the south central ..."

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