genus Schistosoma


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Related to genus Schistosoma: schistosomiasis, bilharziasis, Schistosoma mattheei
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Noun1.genus Schistosoma - type genus of the family Schistosomatidae: blood flukesgenus Schistosoma - 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
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Helminth parasites of the genus Schistosoma are the causative agents of schistosomiasis, which is a neglected disease, so it remains a significant public health problem in tropical and subtropical regions (Quack et al.
Schistosomiasis is a chronic and debilitating disease caused by worms of the genus Schistosoma.
Schistosomes are parasitic trematode flatworms belonging to the genus Schistosoma, and like the malarial parasites and the trypanosomes they complete their life cycle and are transmitted from one host to another through an intermediary vector, in this case snails.
A Review of the Family Schistosomatidae: excluding the Genus Schistosoma from Mammals.
Schistosomiasisis is a parasitic disease caused by blood flukes (trematodes) of the genus Schistosoma.