ectopic schistosomiasis

n.

A clinical form of schistosomiasis that, rather than occurring at the usual site of parasitism, as in the mesenteric vein or hepatic portals, occurs at various unusual sites, such as the skin, brain, or spinal cord.

Nearby words

  1. eleia,
  2. eleidin,
  3. elektra,
  4. elektrostal,
  5. elem.,
  6. element 104,
  7. element 105,
  8. element 106,
  9. element 107,
  10. element 108


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