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Meaning of "podoconiosis" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF PODOCONIOSIS

podoconiosis  [ˌpɒdəʊˌkəʊniːˈəʊsɪs] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF PODOCONIOSIS

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determiner
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Podoconiosis 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 PODOCONIOSIS MEAN IN ENGLISH?

podoconiosis

Podoconiosis

Podoconiosis also known as nonfilarial elephantiasis is a disease of the lymph vessels of the lower extremities that is caused by chronic exposure to irritant soils. It is the second most common cause of tropical lymphedema after filariasis, and is characterized by prominent swelling of the lower extremities, which leads to disfigurement and disability.

Definition of podoconiosis in the English dictionary

The definition of podoconiosis in the dictionary is elephantiasis of the lower legs.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH PODOCONIOSIS


anaerobiosis
ˌænɛərəʊbaɪˈəʊsɪs
antibiosis
ˌæntɪbaɪˈəʊsɪs
apotheosis
əˌpɒθɪˈəʊsɪs
avitaminosis
æˌvɪtəmɪnˈəʊsɪs
babesiosis
bəˌbiːzɪˈəʊsɪs
berylliosis
bəˌrɪlɪˈəʊsɪs
coccidiosis
kɒkˌsɪdɪˈəʊsɪs
endometriosis
ˌɛndəʊˌmiːtrɪˈəʊsɪs
gliosis
ɡlaɪˈəʊsɪs
listeriosis
lɪˌstɪərɪˈəʊsɪs
meiosis
maɪˈəʊsɪs
miosis
maɪˈəʊsɪs
mononucleosis
ˌmɒnəʊˌnjuːklɪˈəʊsɪs
myosis
maɪˈəʊsɪs
necrobiosis
ˌnɛkrəʊbaɪˈəʊsɪs
pneumoconiosis
ˌnjuːməʊˌkəʊnɪˈəʊsɪs
sarcoidosis
ˌsɑːkɔɪdˈəʊsɪs
scoliosis
ˌskɒlɪˈəʊsɪs
semiosis
ˌsɛmɪˈəʊsɪs
symbiosis
ˌsɪmbɪˈəʊsɪs

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE PODOCONIOSIS

podial
podiatric
podiatrist
podiatry
podite
poditic
podium
podley
podlike
podocarp
podologist
podology
Podolsk
podomere
podophthalmous
podophylin
podophylin resin
podophyllin
podophyllum
podosphere

WORDS THAT END LIKE PODOCONIOSIS

abiosis
aerobiosis
anabiosis
ateleiosis
bacteriosis
bilharziosis
coniosis
cryptobiosis
diagnosis
enantiosis
epibiosis
gnotobiosis
heliosis
leishmaniosis
parabiosis
pneumokoniosis
pneumonoconiosis
synoeciosis
trophobiosis
vibriosis
yersiniosis

Synonyms and antonyms of podoconiosis in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «podoconiosis» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF PODOCONIOSIS

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The translations of podoconiosis from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «podoconiosis» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

podoconiosis
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

podoconiosis
570 millions of speakers

English

podoconiosis
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

podoconiosis
380 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Arabic

podoconiosis
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

podoconiosis
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

podoconiosis
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

podoconiosis
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

podoconiose
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Podoconiosis
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

podoconiosis
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

podoconiosis
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

podoconiosis
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Podoconiosis
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

podoconiosis
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

podoconiosis
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

पोडोकोओनियोसिस
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

podoconiosis
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

podoconiosis
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

podoconiosis
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

podoconiosis
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

podoconiosis
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

podoconiosis
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

podoconiosis
14 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Swedish

podoconiosis
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

podoconiosis
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of podoconiosis

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «PODOCONIOSIS»

The term «podoconiosis» is used very little and occupies the 180.996 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «PODOCONIOSIS» OVER TIME

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

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «PODOCONIOSIS»

Discover the use of podoconiosis in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to podoconiosis and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Manson's Tropical Diseases
The term podoconiosis (Greek: podos, of the foot; konion, dust) has now gained widespread acceptance to describe the disease.1'2 HISTORY Podoconiosis was probably described by the Latin philosopher Pliny, Augustine of Hippo (now ...
Gordon C. Cook, Alimuddin Zumla, 2009
2
Podoconiosis: Non-filarial Elephantiasis
This is the first textbook to describe the recently recognized disease known as endemic elephantiasis or podoconiosis.
Ernest Woodward Price, 1990
3
Principles of Medicine in Africa
Ultrabasic basalts — Rift systems • Areas of podoconiosis The East African Rift System and the Benue Trough (Nlgerian-Cameroun border) Relation of ultrabasic basalt provinces and prevalence of podoconiosis. Fig. 2.18. Distribution of ...
Eldryd Parry, 2004
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The Right to Health of Persons Living with Podoconiosis in ...
This book explores the right to health as it relates to persons living with podoconiosis under international and regional human rights instruments, and issues affecting the realization of the right to health of persons living with ...
KIDUS MESKELE, 2011
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Medical Geology: A Regional Synthesis
Podoconiosis. (Non-filarial. Elephantiasis). It was in 1988 that Ernest Price observed clinical features of swelling and deformity of the legs, very much akin to what otherwise is known is elephanti- asis, but associated with enlargement of the ...
Olle Selinus, Robert Barry Finkelman, Jose A. Centeno, 2010
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Oxford Textbook of Medicine
A large pro— portion of the soil comprises particles of less than 2 pm in diameter, in which the aluminosilicate kaolinite predominates. Other environmental features of areas in which podoconiosis occurs include high altitude (1250 to 2500 m), ...
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Introduction to Medical Geology: Focus on Tropical Environments
GEOLOGICAL. BASIS. OF. PODOCONIOSIS,. GEOPHAGY. AND. OTHER. DISEASES. The direct entry of soil into the human body, its effects, both biochemical and physiological, is an interesting field of study within medical geology.
C. B. Dissanayake, Rohana Chandrajith, 2009
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Advances in Transforming Growth Factor beta Research and ...
Research findings, 'The role of transforming growth factor-betal and oxidative stress in podoconiosis pathogenesis,' are discussed in a new report. “ Podoconiosis (endemic nonfilarial elephantiasis) occurs in susceptible individuals who go ...
‎2012
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Issues in Dermatology and Cosmetic Medicine: 2013 Edition
(2013 Apr 22) Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Trust, London: Assessment of skin barrier function in podoconiosis: measurement of stratum corneum hydration and transepidermal water loss By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at ...
‎2013
10
Atlas of Tropical Medicine and Parasitology
1219 Advanced podoconiosis in an Ethiopian Podoconiosis ('non-filarial elephantiasis') is a debilitating condition caused by the passage of microparticles of silica and alumino-silicates through the skin of the bare feet of people who walk in ...
Wallace Peters, Geoffrey Pasvol, 2007

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «PODOCONIOSIS»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term podoconiosis is used in the context of the following news items.
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Ministry Set to Prevent, Control Eight Diseases By 2020
... onchocerciasis, leishmaniasis, lymphatic filariasis, trachoma, soil transmitted helminthiasis, schistosomiasis and podoconiosis. Dr. Amha ... «AllAfrica.com, Jul 15»
2
Baring soles for shoes
Podoconiosis, a debilitating disease that causes extremely painful swelling of the feet and legs, affects more than 4 million people in at least 15 ... «The Star Online, May 15»
3
The Slow Road To Stamping Out Neglected Diseases
The organizers gave an honorable mention to podoconiosis, another neglected inflammatory disease affecting the foot. Thought to be caused ... «Asian Scientist Magazine, May 15»
4
A Whole Lot of People Bared Their Feet to Help TOMS Give Away …
According to TOMS, shoes are proven to make a difference, increasing access to education and helping prevent diseases like podoconiosis ... «GOOD Magazine, May 15»
5
Toms launches #withoutshoes giving campaign
One Day Without Shoes was created to bring awareness to the cause of podoconiosis (a disease that afflicts people who don't wear shoes, ... «Los Angeles Times, May 15»
6
Toms urges Chinese to lose shoes in philanthropic push
... an important role in alleviating poverty, keeping children healthy from podoconiosis, educated by providing uniforms to increase attendance, ... «Campaign Asia-Pacific, May 15»
7
The Woodlands Children's Museum joins forces with TOMS to raise …
... good foot hygiene also helps prevent the spread of the debilitating disease podoconiosis, which is caused by going barefoot in certain soils. «Your Houston News, Apr 15»
8
Doctor to talk about getting shoes for Ethiopians
During the luncheon, Thomas will talk about his work in providing shoes for Ethiopians suffering from the disease of podoconiosis, which affects ... «Fremont Tribune, Apr 15»
9
Chelsea Clinton, TOMS founder Blake Mycoskie share insights on …
He learned during a trip to Ethiopia about a disease called podoconiosis, in which irritants in the soil cause painful swelling of the feet and legs. «HSPH News, Apr 15»
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TOMS takes part in “From Activism to Action” series
According to Shafir, the simple act of wearing shoes can help prevent diseases such as podoconiosis. “If children wears shoes, it creates a ... «Daily Trojan Online, Feb 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Podoconiosis [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/podoconiosis>. Sep 2020 ».
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