Definition of fascioliasis in English:

fascioliasis

noun

Medicine
  • Infestation of a human or an animal with the liver fluke.

    • ‘Primary common bile duct stones are more common in Asian populations because of the increased prevalence of flukes and parasitic infections, such as clonorchiasis, fascioliasis and ascariasis.’

Pronunciation

fascioliasis

/fəˌsēəˈlīəsəs/ /fəˌsiəˈlaɪəsəs/ /fəˌsīəˈlīəsəs/ /fəˌsaɪəˈlaɪəsəs/

Origin

Late 19th century from modern Latin Fasciola hepatica, the name of the liver fluke (from Latin fasciola ‘small bandage’) + -iasis.