scarabiasis


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scarabiasis

[¦skar·ə′bī·ə·səs]
(medicine)
Invasion of the intestine by the dung beetle, characterized by anorexia, emaciation, and disturbance of the gastrointestinal tract.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Scarabiasis is a condition where beetles temporarily infest the digestive tract of humans.
* To determine the clinical and epidemiological characteristics of scarabiasis in children.
Scarabiasis is a rare condition, even though case series were reported previously.