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Synonyms of guinea worm

Noun


1. Guinea worm disease, Guinea worm, dracunculiasis, infestation

usage: 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

2. Guinea worm, Dracunculus medinensis, nematode, nematode worm, roundworm

usage: parasitic roundworm of India and Africa that lives in the abdomen or beneath the skin of humans and other vertebrates

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