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Definition: 'Giardiasis'

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giardiasis

Type: Term

Pronunciation: jē′ar-dī′ă-sis

Definitions:
1. Infection with the protozoan parasite Giardia; G. lamblia may cause diarrhea, dyspepsia, and occasionally malabsorption in humans.

Synonyms: lambliasis




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