Schistosoma haematobium

[ hē′mə-tōbē-əm ]


A parasitic trematode found in the portal system, bladder, and rectum and common throughout Africa and parts of the Middle East. It causes schistosomiasis haematobium.

Nearby words

  1. sp.ed.,
  2. spa,
  3. spaak,
  4. spaak, paul henri,
  5. spaatz,
  6. space age,
  7. space bar,
  8. space biology,
  9. space blanket,
  10. space cadet

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