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blood fluke

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noun
  1. a schistosome.

Origin of blood fluke

First recorded in 1870–75
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British Dictionary definitions for blood fluke

blood fluke

noun
  1. any parasitic flatworm, such as a schistosome, that lives in the blood vessels of man and other vertebrates: class DigeneaSee also trematode
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