schistosome dermatitis

n.

An itching inflammation of the skin caused by parasitic larvae of certain schistosomes that penetrates the skin of persons who bathe in infested water.swimmer's itch

Nearby words

  1. spark,
  2. spark arrester,
  3. spark chamber,
  4. spark coil,
  5. spark erosion,
  6. spark generator,
  7. spark off,
  8. spark photography,
  9. spark plug,
  10. spark spectrum


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