giardiasis UK [ˌdʒiːɑː(r)ˈdaɪəsɪs] / US [ˌdʒɪɑrˈdaɪəsɪs] or giardia UK [dʒiːˈɑː(r)dɪə] / US [dʒɪˈɑrdɪə] noun [uncountable] informal
a disease affecting your intestine, caused by drinking infected water

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