bilharzia

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  • A genus of the order <em>Trematoidea</em>, or fluke-worms, endoparasitic in the blood-vessels of man, especially in the urinary organs, the ova escaping through an ulceration which the presence of the parent causes.
  • The parasitic disease <xref>schistosomiasis</xref>
  • an infestation with or a resulting infection caused by a parasite of the genus Schistosoma; common in the tropics and Far East; symptoms depend on the part of the body infected
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