parasitosis
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S: http://www.cartercenter.org/resources/pdfs/health/ephti/library/modules/Degree/Intestinal%20Parasitosis%20final.pdf (last access: 28 August 2014); http://www.google.co.ug/patents/CA2374126C?cl=en (last access: 11 May 2016).

N: 1. From “parasite” + “-osis” (Latin from Greek -ōsis from -ō-, -o-, ending of preceding verbal or substantive stem + -sis).
2. Infestation with or disease caused by parasites.
First Known Use: circa 1899.
3. Parasitosis includes the development of a morbid condition characterized by parasitic infestation.

S: 1. http://www.yourdictionary.com/parasitosis (last access: 11 May 2016); FCB. 2. MW – http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/parasitosis (last access: 11 May 2016). 3. GDT (last access: 28 August 2014).

SYN: parasitic disease

S: GDT (last access: 28 August 2014); http://www.cdc.gov/parasites/npi/ (last access: 28 August 2014).

CR: helminth, helminthiasis, levamisole, parasite, pediculosis, trichinosis.