dracunculiasis

Definitions of dracunculiasis
  1. noun
    a painful and debilitating infestation contracted by drinking stagnant water contaminated with Guinea worm larvae that can mature inside a human's abdomen until the worm emerges through a painful blister in the person's skin
    synonyms: Guinea worm, Guinea worm disease
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    type of:
    infestation
    the state of being invaded or overrun by parasites
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