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schistosomiasis japonicum

[ jă-pŏnĭ-kəm ]
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Infection with Schistosoma japonicum, characterized by dysenteric symptoms, painful enlargement of the liver and spleen, dropsy, urticaria, and progressive anemia.Asiatic schistosomiasis Katayama disease Katayama syndrome urticarial fever Yangtze Valley fever
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How to use schistosomiasis japonicum in a sentence

  • The warm house, or warm end of the intermediate house, suits all the species, but A. japonicum may be grown in the cool house.

    Orchids|James O'Brien
  • Krameri is like japonicum, but taller, and with pink flowers.

  • Longiflorum Japonicum blooms in July, and is a fine dwarf bedder; color pure white, with occasionally a greenish tinge outside.

    Talks about Flowers.|M. D. Wellcome
  • Japonicum and sibiricum are fine Asiatic forms of Dens-canis, with handsome purple or rosy purple flowers.

    The Book of Bulbs|Samuel Arnott
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