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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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A disease caused by protozoan parasites characterized by fever and gastrointestinal symptoms and typically spread via contaminated drinking water

Usage examples (39)
  • Cryptosporidium -- causing cryptosporidiosis, a mild gastrointestinal disease.
  • To battle the cryptosporidiosis, the city has opted to hyper-chlorinate the water.
  • Since then, there have been smaller cryptosporidiosis outbreaks in Nevada, Oregon and Georgia.
  • What should I do if I think I may have cryptosporidiosis? for more
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