- A small band or group of fibers.
- A genus of large digenetic liver flukes that infect mammals.
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Examples from the Web for fasciola
Almost all ruminants harbor the liver fluke (Fasciola hepatica).
For an account of this worm, which has various denominations, see article Fasciola Hepatica in any encyclopædia.
In 1802 Bosc described and figured a trematode under the title of Fasciola fusca.
For an account of this worm, which has various denominations, see article “Fasciola Hepatica” in any Encyclopædia.
The larv of Bilharzia closely resemble those of Fasciola hepatica, which latter may be appropriately noticed in this place.