echinococcosis definition

  • noun:
    • Infestation with echinococci.
    • A potentially deadly parasitic condition of animals and humans, due to the Echinococcus tapeworm.
    • infestation with echinococci (tapeworms). An infection using the larval form is called hydatid infection.
    • illness with Echinococcus, the larval phase of a tapeworm which lives inside puppy; hydatid illness.
    • infestation with larval echinococci (tapeworms)

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