dracunculiasis definition

  • noun:
    • an infection brought on by an infestation associated with parasite Dracunculus medinensis
    • an unpleasant and debilitating infestation contracted by-drinking stagnant water contaminated with Guinea worm larvae that can mature inside a human's stomach before worm emerges through an unpleasant blister in person's skin

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