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(Animals) any parasitic flatworm, such as a schistosome, that lives in the blood vessels of man and other vertebrates: class Digenea. See also trematode
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|Noun||1.||blood fluke - flatworms parasitic in the blood vessels of mammals|
trematode, trematode worm, fluke - parasitic flatworms having external suckers for attaching to a host
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