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(Microbiology) biology a genus of parasitic trematodes or liver flukes
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Noun1.fasciola - a genus of FasciolidaeFasciola - a genus of Fasciolidae    
worm genus - a genus of worms
family Fasciolidae, Fasciolidae - a family of Trematoda
Fasciola hepatica, liver fluke - flatworm parasitic in liver and bile ducts of domestic animals and humans
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Geographic Information System forecast model should be developed to assess the risk of Fasciola gigantica in Nigeria.
Here, we provide results of veterinary interest as regards the possibility of reducing transmission of the liver fluke Fasciola gigantica (Cobbold), a cause of bovine fascioliasis, the widely distributed snail Radix natalensis being one of the intermediate hosts in Africa as well as in tropical regions of southern and south-eastern Asia.
Similar to oyster Crassostrea virginica and fluke Fasciola gigantica, PO was found in hemocytes using SDSPAGE and catechol as a substrate (Nellaiappan et al.
Fasciola gigantica cathepsin-L cysteine proteinase in the detection of early experimental fasciolosis in ruminants.
Evidence suggesting that Fasciola gigantica may be the most prevalent causal agent of Fasciolosis in Northern Iran.