bilharzial dysentery

[ bĭl-härzē-əl ]

n.

Intestinal damage or hemorrhage caused by passage of the spined eggs of certain trematode worms of the genus Schistosoma.

Nearby words

  1. bilge water,
  2. bilge well,
  3. bilgy,
  4. bilhah,
  5. bilharzia,
  6. bilharziasis,
  7. bili-,
  8. biliary,
  9. biliary atresia,
  10. biliary calculus


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