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elephantiasis

e li fuhn tahy uh sis

  • n  hypertrophy of certain body parts (usually legs and scrotum); the end state of the disease filariasis

  • Moving from the jungle was a native with elephantiasis .
  • A recent checkup confirmed my worst suspicions: I'm borderline everything, from diabetes to elephantiasis.
  • But when a disturbance occurs in the fraught, supersaturated relations between Muslims and non-Muslims, elephantiasis may occur.
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  • Haiti Moves A Step Closer Toward Eradicating Elephantiasis
    Haiti has finally carried out a nationwide campaign to get rid of the parasitic worms that cause elephantiasis. Haiti has waged other campaigns against the condition, characterized by severe disfiguration of the legs and arms. read more
    June 13, 2013 - Georgia Public Broadcasting
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  • Yoweri Museveni in New Vision
    Uganda, like many other African countries, is affected by the neglected tropical diseases like river blindness, bilharzia, intestinal worms, trachoma and elephantiasis,Museveni said.

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