Definitions for echinococcosis
echinococcosis, hydatid disease, hydatidosis(noun)
infestation with larval echinococci (tapeworms)
A potentially fatal parasitic disease of animals and humans, caused by the Echinococcus tapeworm.
U.S. National Library of Medicine
An infection caused by the infestation of the larval form of tapeworms of the genus Echinococcus. The liver, lungs, and kidney are the most common areas of infestation.
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