What does opisthorchiasis mean?

Definitions for opisthorchiasis

This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word opisthorchiasis.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. opisthorchiasisnoun

    infestation with flukes obtained from eating raw fish; common in eastern Asia


  1. opisthorchiasis

    Opisthorchiasis is a parasitic disease caused by species in the genus Opisthorchis (specifically, Opisthorchis viverrini and Opisthorchis felineus). It is characterized by infection of the bile ducts, gallbladder, and liver. The disease is commonly contracted by consuming raw or inadequately cooked freshwater fish that contain the parasite's larvae. Symptoms can include fever, fatigue, abdominal pain, jaundice, and potentially serious complications like cirrhosis of the liver or bile duct cancer.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Opisthorchiasis

    Infection with flukes of the genus Opisthorchis.

Matched Categories

How to pronounce opisthorchiasis?

How to say opisthorchiasis in sign language?


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of opisthorchiasis in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of opisthorchiasis in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8


Find a translation for the opisthorchiasis definition in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Português (Portuguese)
  • Deutsch (German)
  • العربية (Arabic)
  • Français (French)
  • Русский (Russian)
  • ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • 한국어 (Korean)
  • עברית (Hebrew)
  • Gaeilge (Irish)
  • Українська (Ukrainian)
  • اردو (Urdu)
  • Magyar (Hungarian)
  • मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italiano (Italian)
  • தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Türkçe (Turkish)
  • తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Čeština (Czech)
  • Polski (Polish)
  • Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Românește (Romanian)
  • Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latinum (Latin)
  • Svenska (Swedish)
  • Dansk (Danish)
  • Suomi (Finnish)
  • فارسی (Persian)
  • ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English (English)

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:


Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:


"opisthorchiasis." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2023. Web. 27 Sep. 2023. <https://www.definitions.net/definition/opisthorchiasis>.

Discuss these opisthorchiasis definitions with the community:


    Are we missing a good definition for opisthorchiasis? Don't keep it to yourself...

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Chrome

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Firefox

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Browse Definitions.net


    Are you a words master?

    a substance used to produce fermentation in dough or a liquid
    • A. leaven
    • B. crate
    • C. dint
    • D. nitrile

    Nearby & related entries:

    Alternative searches for opisthorchiasis: