bilharzia

[ bil-hahr-zee-uh ]
/ bɪlˈhɑr zi ə /

noun

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Origin of bilharzia

First recorded in 1880–85
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British Dictionary definitions for bilharzia

bilharzia
/ (bɪlˈhɑːtsɪə) /

noun

another name for a schistosome
another name for schistosomiasis

Word Origin for bilharzia

C19: New Latin, named after Theodor Bilharz (1825–62), German parasitologist who discovered schistosomes
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Medical definitions for bilharzia

Bilharzia
[ bĭl-härzē-ə ]

n.

Schistosoma
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