Origin of bilharzia
First recorded in 1880–85
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Bilharzia, bil′hr-zi-a, n. a human parasitic flat worm in the fluke or Trematode order, with differentiated sexes.
In the same year the Schistosomum hematobium was shown to be the cause of the Bilharzia disease by Bilharz.The Fundamentals of Bacteriology
Charles Bradfield Morrey
Bilharzia, especially in Egypt and South Africa, causes haematuria.
The larv of Bilharzia closely resemble those of Fasciola hepatica, which latter may be appropriately noticed in this place.Parasites
T. Spencer Cobbold
C19: New Latin, named after Theodor Bilharz (1825–62), German parasitologist who discovered schistosomes
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