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Noun: schistosomiasis (schistosomiases)  ,shi-stu-sow'mI-u-sis
  1. An infestation with or a resulting infection caused by a parasite of the genus Schistosoma; common in the tropics and Far East; symptoms depend on the part of the body infected
    - bilharzia, bilharziasis

Derived forms: schistosomiases

Type of: infection, infestation

Encyclopedia: Schistosomiasis