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paragonimiasis


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(pa-ră-gon-i-my-ă-sis)

a tropical disease, occurring principally in the Far East, caused by the presence of the fluke Paragonimus westermani in the lungs. Symptoms include the coughing up of blood and dyspnoea.

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