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Definition: tunnel disease
, n. [NL., fr.
Ankylostoma, var. of Agchylostoma, generic name of one genus
of the parasitic nematodes.] (Med.)
A disease due to the presence of the parasites Agchylostoma duodenale
allied nematodes, in the small intestine. When present in
large numbers they produce a severe an[ae]mia by sucking the
blood from the intestinal walls. Called also miner's an[ae]mia
, tunnel disease
, brickmaker's an[ae]mia
[Webster 1913 Suppl.]