bu·no·sto·mi·a·sis (bu″no-stə-miґə-sis) hookworm disease in ruminants caused by species of Bunostomum.

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  • hookworm disease — n ANCYLOSTOMIASIS * * * a condition resulting from an infestation of the small intestine by hookworms. Hookworm larvae live in the soil and infect humans by penetrating the skin. The worms travel to the lungs in the bloodstream and from there… …   Medical dictionary

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