Meaning of loiasis

lo•i•a•sis

Pronunciation: (lō-ī'u-sis), [key]
— n. Pathol.
  1. infestation with the parasitic eye worm, Loa loa, of the subcutaneous tissues and orbit: endemic in West Africa.
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