n. [Gr. kantharis, blister-beetle; -iasis, a diseased condition]
The invasion of humans and other animals by coleopterous larvae.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • canthariasis — can·tha·ri·a·sis (kan″thə riґə sis) [Gr. kantharos beetle] infection by beetles as parasites, often after a person or other animal has accidentally ingested larval or adult forms and the beetles are living as endoparasites …   Medical dictionary

  • Кантариаз — (canthariasis, cantaridosis, син. кантариоз)  энтомоз, вызываемый жуками или их личинками …   Википедия

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