Definition of 'guinea worm'
- a painful and debilitating infestation contracted by drinking stagnant water contaminated with Guinea worm larvae that can mature inside a human's abdomen until the worm emerges through a painful blister in the person's skin
Synonyms: Guinea worm disease dracunculiasis
- parasitic roundworm of India and Africa that lives in the abdomen or beneath the skin of humans and other vertebrates
Synonyms: Dracunculus medinensis