bilharzia

[ bil-hahr-zee-uh ]

Origin of bilharzia

1
First recorded in 1880–85

Words Nearby bilharzia

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How to use bilharzia in a sentence

  • The larv of bilharzia closely resemble those of Fasciola hepatica, which latter may be appropriately noticed in this place.

    Parasites | T. Spencer Cobbold

British Dictionary definitions for bilharzia

bilharzia

/ (bɪlˈhɑːtsɪə) /


noun
  1. another name for a schistosome

  2. another name for schistosomiasis

Origin of bilharzia

1
C19: New Latin, named after Theodor Bilharz (1825–62), German parasitologist who discovered schistosomes

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