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Princeton's WordNet

  1. fascioliasis, fasciolosisnoun

    infestation with the liver fluke Fasciola hepatica; liver damage sometimes occurs; related to liver rot


  1. fascioliasisnoun

    infestation with liver flukes (of genus Fasciola)


  1. fascioliasis

    Fascioliasis is a parasitic infection primarily of the liver, caused by the 'liver fluke' parasites Fasciola hepatica or Fasciola gigantica. Humans usually get infected through eating aquatic plants contaminated with the infective form of the parasite. It can cause symptoms such as fever, abdominal pain, and weight loss. It is considered a Neglected Tropical Disease by the World Health Organization, and is prevalent in areas where sheep and cattle are raised.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Fascioliasis

    Liver disease caused by infections with parasitic flukes of the genus FASCIOLA, such as FASCIOLA HEPATICA.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of fascioliasis in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of fascioliasis in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5


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