Fasciolopsis

[făs′ē-ō-lŏpsĭs, fə-sī′ō-]

n.

A genus of very large intestinal flukes that includes Fasciolopsis buski, a species found in the intestine of humans in eastern and southern Asia.

Nearby words

  1. forbore,
  2. forborne,
  3. forbush decrease,
  4. forby,
  5. force,
  6. force cup,
  7. force de frappe,
  8. force feed,
  9. force fit,
  10. force majeure


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