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Introduction: Schistosoma

Description of Schistosoma

Schistosoma (medical condition): Parasitic fluke infection in developing countries...more »

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  »Introduction: Schistosomiasis
  »Symptoms of Schistosomiasis
  »Tests for Schistosomiasis
  »Treatments for Schistosomiasis

Schistosoma: genus of digenetic trematodes, including the important blood flukes of humans and domestic animals, that cause schistosomiasis; characterized by elongate shape, by separate sexes with marked sexual dimorphism, by their unusual location in the smaller blood vessels of their host, and by utilization of water snails as intermediate hosts.
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Schistosoma: A genus of trematode flukes belonging to the family Schistosomatidae. There are over a dozen species. These parasites are found in man and other mammals. Snails are the intermediate hosts.
Source: MeSH 2007

Schistosoma: Related Topics

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Schistosoma as a Disease

Schistosoma: Another name for Schistosomiasis (or close medical condition association).
  »Introduction: Schistosomiasis
  »Symptoms of Schistosomiasis
  »Treatments for Schistosomiasis

Schistosoma: Related Diseases

Schistosoma: Schistosoma is listed as a type of (or associated with) the following medical conditions in our database:

Symptoms of Schistosoma (Schistosomiasis)

Some of the symptoms of Schistosoma incude:

Treatments for Schistosoma (Schistosomiasis)

Treatments for Schistosoma (Schistosomiasis) include:

Treatment of Schistosoma: For more treatment information about Schistosoma, see treatment of Schistosomiasis (Schistosoma)

Schistosoma: Article Excerpts about Schistosomiasis

Schistosomiasis, also known as bilharzia (bill-HAR-zi-a), is a disease caused by parasitic worms. Infection with... (Source: excerpt from Schistosomiasis: DPD)

Schistosoma: Related Disease Topics

These medical disease topics may be related to Schistosoma:

Terms associated with Schistosoma:

Terms Similar to Schistosoma:

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Related Topics

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More specific terms for Schistosoma:

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Broader terms for Schistosoma

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The term Schistosoma can be used for:

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Other terms that may be related to Schistosoma:

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Hierarchical classifications of Schistosoma

The following list attempts to classify Schistosoma into categories where each line is subset of the next.

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