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Meaning of "giardia" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF GIARDIA

giardia  [dʒaɪˈɑːdɪə] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF GIARDIA

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verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Giardia is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES GIARDIA MEAN IN ENGLISH?

giardia

Giardia

Giardia is a genus of anaerobic flagellated protozoan parasites of the phylum Sarcomastigophora that colonise and reproduce in the small intestines of several vertebrates, causing giardiasis. Their life cycle alternates between an actively swimming trophozoite and an infective, resistant cyst. Giardia were first described by the Dutch microscopist Antonie van Leeuwenhoek in 1681. The genus is named after French zoologist Alfred Mathieu Giard.

Definition of giardia in the English dictionary

The definition of giardia in the dictionary is one of a species of parasite infecting the small intestine of mammals.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH GIARDIA


bouvardia
buːˈvɑːdɪə
bradycardia
ˌbrædɪˈkɑːdɪə
cardia
ˈkɑːdɪə
dextrocardia
ˌdɛkstrəʊˈkɑːdɪə
encyclopaedia
ɪnˌsaɪkləʊˈpiːdɪə
encyclopedia
ɛnˌsaɪkləʊˈpiːdɪə
endocardia
endəʊˈkɑːdɪə
foolhardier
ˈfuːlˌhɑːdɪə
gaillardia
ɡeɪˈlɑːdɪə
gerardia
dʒəˈrɑːdɪə
media
ˈmiːdɪə
megalocardia
ˌmɛɡələʊˈkɑːdɪə
mixed-media
mɪkst ˈmiːdɪə
multimedia
ˌmʌltɪˈmiːdɪə
myocardia
ˌmaɪəʊˈkɑːdɪə
new-media
njuː ˈmiːdɪə
pericardia
ˌpɛrɪˈkɑːdɪə
stenocardia
ˌstɛnəʊˈkɑːdɪə
tachycardia
ˌtækɪˈkɑːdɪə
tardier
ˈtɑːdɪə

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE GIARDIA

giant planet
giant powder
giant sequoia
giant size
giant slalom
giant star
giant toad
giant tortoise
giant-killing
giant-like
giant-sized
Giant´s Causeway
giantess
gianthood
giantism
giantly
giantry
giantship
giaour
giardiasis

WORDS THAT END LIKE GIARDIA

Acadia
Arcadia
Cambodia
epicardia
exordia
hoodia
India
intermedia
La Guardia
Lombardia
Lydia
mass media
mixed media
new media
news media
Odia
podia
primordia
print media
social media

Synonyms and antonyms of giardia in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «giardia» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF GIARDIA

Find out the translation of giardia to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of giardia from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «giardia» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

贾第鞭毛虫
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

giardia
570 millions of speakers

English

giardia
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

Giardia
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

الجيارديا
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

лямблии
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

giardia
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

Giardia
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

giardia
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Giardia
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Giardia
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ジアルジア属
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

람블 편모충
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Giardia
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

giardia
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

ஜியார்டியா
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

जियार्डिया
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

giardia
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

giardia
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Giardia
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

лямблії
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Giardia
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

giardia
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

ontwatering
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

giardia
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

Giardia
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of giardia

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «GIARDIA»

The term «giardia» is regularly used and occupies the 70.957 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «GIARDIA» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about giardia

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «GIARDIA»

Discover the use of giardia in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to giardia and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Giardia: A Model Organism
Written by internationally renowned authors, this comprehensive review of current knowledge regarding the biological aspects of Giardia includes epidemiology, cell and molecular biology, genetics, pathogenesis, diagnostics, and clinical ...
Hugo D. Lujan, Staffan Svärd, 2011
2
Giardia: The Cosmopolitan Parasite
This book covers all aspects of research into Giardia as an organism and giardiasis the disease.
Barbara E. Olson, Merle Edwin Olson, P. M. Wallis, 2002
3
Giardia and Giardiasis: Biology, Pathogenesis, and Epidemiology
The purpose of this book is to celebrate the tricentennial discovery of Giardia by Leeuwenhoek by presenting the above-mentioned advances in our knowledge of Giardia and giardiasis.
Stanley L. Erlandsen, Ernest A. Meyer, 1984
4
Giardia: from molecules to disease
It can cause severe gastrointestinal problems in humans and has also been reported in a number of domestic and wild mammals. This book addresses major issues and new developments concerning Giardia and giardiasis.
R. C. A. Thompson, J. A. Reynoldson, A. J. Lymbery, 1994
5
Giardia and Cryptosporidium
This book presents a comprehensive overview of recent research. Chapters discuss topics from taxonomy, nomenclature and evolution to molecular epidemiology, advances in diagnostics and zoonotic, human and animal health issues.
M. G. Ortega-Pierres, S. Cacciò, R. Fayer, 2009
6
Handbook of Small Animal Gastroenterology
or ruling out Giardia in patients with chronic diarrhea. Diagnostic efficiency increases to 95% when three zinc sulfate examinations are conducted over 3 to 5 days. A positive result on any of the tests warrants treatment for Giardia. Whether or ...
Todd R. Tams, 2003
7
Georgis' Parasitology for Veterinarians
Diplomonada (Giardia and relatives) Giardia The number of species of Giardia that exist is open to question, and the names of species in current usage are in a state of flux (Thompson et al, 2000; Bowman, 2005). The species in people ...
Dwight D. Bowman, Jay R. Georgi, 2009
8
Backpacker
ISSUE O F PURITY For backpackers, the bottom line is that almost all water, other than that bubbling directly up from within the earth, should be presumed contaminated. But giardia, although notorious, is not the only thing that could be living ...
9
Mucosal Immunology
General. comments. Giardia intestinalis (also called G. lamblia) is the infectious agent responsible for giardiasis. The infection begins when the host ingests Giardia cysts present in contaminated water or food ...
Jiri Mestecky, Michael E. Lamm, Pearay L. Ogra, 2005
10
Koneman's Color Atlas and Textbook of Diagnostic Microbiology
In rebuttal, Markell and Udkow,177 in a study of 32 persons with B. hominis infection, in whom at least 6 stool examinations were performed, found that 27 had other recognized pathogens — E. histolytica, Giardia lamblia, or Dien- tamoeba ...
Elmer W. Koneman, 2006

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «GIARDIA»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term giardia is used in the context of the following news items.
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Crypto and giardia take $5 billion bite out of NYC
Two tiny organisms present a big problem for New York City's water department: cryptosporidium and giardia. crypto.water The city has spent ... «Barfblog, Jul 15»
2
30 Lakes in 30 Days | Elk Lake | Oregon
Giardia is a threat even in Oregon's most pristine waterways). Hiking trails will lead you to lakes at even higher elevations and don't forget the ... «SUP Magazine, Jul 15»
3
Getting the banking in order
Some of the impacts of poor practices can include potentially serious water-borne diseases like giardia and cryptosporidium. Nitrates and ... «Scoop.co.nz, Jul 15»
4
Cats face an all-too-common health crisis
Certainly zoonotic agents (pathogens) such as toxoplasma, giardia, salmonella and E.coli need to be considered by attending physicians and ... «STLtoday.com, Jul 15»
5
Deadly Parasites Take $5 Billion Bite Out Of Big Apple
UV disinfection is a cheaper alternative to filtration, which actually removes Crypto and Giardia from the water. The functioning of the light tubes ... «Water Online, Jul 15»
6
Elke Shaw-Tulloch public-health column: Be smart about your fun in …
Water from Idaho's rivers, streams and springs can look clear but still contain pathogens such as Giardia and E. coli that can give you diarrhea if ... «The Idaho Statesman, Jul 15»
7
Dealing with added water costs
... because of improper chlorine levels, as opposed to more serious concerns like E. coli bacteria or the Giardia parasite, is not good enough. «Western Star, Jul 15»
8
The relationship between irritable bowel syndrome, functional …
The association between OAB and IBS was strong in the control group (OR: 2.42; 95 % CI: 1.45 to 4.04), but insignificant in the Giardia exposed ... «UroToday, Jul 15»
9
Lakes are safe despite recent infections, officials say
What is more common are any number of bacterial, parasitic or viral infections, such as cryptosporidium and giardia, that people can contract ... «West Central Tribune, Jul 15»
10
Contaminated pool water can affect your skin, stomach and …
People become infected with cryptosporidium, escherichia coli, shigella -- a contagious bacterial disease -- and giardia, a germ that can survive ... «Sioux City Journal, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Giardia [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/giardia>. Feb 2021 ».
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