Open Dictionary
mouse here to listen, click to choose/add more
Location: USA
Source: Learn That Word
Profile URL:

Are you a native English speaker? How do you pronounce this word?

Thank you for contributing!
upload mp3 file or record now it's easy, promised!

{%type%} Definitions

WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

n. - Flatworms parasitic in the blood vessels of mammals.

Usage examples (13)
  • Slide B. 3 The life cycle of schistosome parasites
  • … Brother H. H. Kung is suffering not only from heart disease, but from schistosome parasites in his liver.
  • Night storage dams in irrigation schemes, for example, provide a suitable habitat for the aquatic snail intermediate hosts of schistosome parasites.
  • In addition, China's buffaloes reportedly are being "toilet trained" to defecate only at specific sites to avoid contaminating waterways with schistosome eggs. for more
Tutoring comment

Tutoring comment not yet available...

add more
The Open Dictionary of English is a collaborative project, based on Open Source materials, LearnThat resources, and partner APIs.
We give special thanks to our LearnThat volunteers, as well as Princeton University and Wiktionary for their Open Source word data. We're also grateful for the support given by Google,,, and YouTube,,,,, as well as the generous Creative Commons community.