Schistosoma

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Related to Schistosoma japonicum: Schistosoma mansoni, Schistosoma haematobium, Clonorchis sinensis
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Noun1.Schistosoma - type genus of the family Schistosomatidae: blood flukesSchistosoma - type genus of the family Schistosomatidae: blood flukes
worm genus - a genus of worms
family Schistosomatidae, Schistosomatidae - a family of Trematoda
blood fluke, schistosome - flatworms parasitic in the blood vessels of mammals
Translations

Schis·to·so·ma

n. Schistosoma, esquistosoma, duela, especie de trematodo cuyas larvas entran en la sangre del huésped por contacto con agua contaminada a través del tubo digestivo o la piel.
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Revisiting the question of limited genetic variation within Schistosoma japonicum.
Schistosoma mansoni and Schistosoma japonicum are the first sequenced genomes of any organism in the large group called Lophotrochozoa, which includes other free-living and parasitic flatworms as well as segmented roundworms, such as the earthworm.
Schistosoma japonicum or blood fluke -- one of the major infectious parasites to a wide range of hosts including primates, rodents, carnivores, and humans -- has evolved for thousands of years.
haematobium, Schistosoma japonicum, and Schistosoma mansoni.
Next, the three-dimensional crystal structure of glutathione S-transferase of Schistosoma japonicum fused with a conserved neutralizing epitope on gp4l of human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-l) was determined at 2.