bilharzia

[bil-hahr-zee-uh]

Origin of bilharzia

First recorded in 1880–85
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British Dictionary definitions for bilharzia

bilharzia

noun
  1. another name for a schistosome
  2. 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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bilharzia in Medicine

Bilharzia

[bĭl-härzē-ə]
n.
  1. Schistosoma
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