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Appendix C: Glossary
Pages 283-284

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... Dracunculiasis: Dracunculiasis, or Guinea worm disease, is caused by the parasite Dracunculus medinensis. The disease affects poor communities in remote parts of Africa that do not have safe water to drink.
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... In addition to occurring naturally, flocculation can also be forced through agitation or the addition of ­ flocculating agents. Numerous manufacturing industries use flocculation as part of their processing techniques, and it is also extensively employed in water treatment.

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