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[New Latin Bilharzia, former genus name, after Theodor Bilharz (1825-1862), German physician.]
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[C19: New Latin, named after Theodor Bilharz (1825–62), German parasitologist who discovered schistosomes]
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1. Also called bilharzia. any trematode of the genus Schistosoma, parasitic in the blood of birds and mammals, including humans; a blood fluke.adj.
2. Also, schis`to•so′mal. pertaining to or caused by schistosomes.
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|Noun||1.||bilharzia - 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|
infection - the pathological state resulting from the invasion of the body by pathogenic microorganisms
infestation - the state of being invaded or overrun by parasites
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bilharzia[bɪlˈhɑːzɪə] N bilharziasis [ˌbɪlhɑːˈzaɪəsɪs] N → bilharzia f, bilharziosis f, bilharciosis f
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n → Bilharziose f
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