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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - An infestation with or a resulting infection caused by a parasite of a certain genus

Usage examples (34)
  • Over 200 million people right now have a water-related disease called schistosomiasis ...
  • The exception in this list is schistosomiasis, which is not actively transported by a vector from one human being to the other.
  • Bilharzia, also known as schistosomiasis, is transmitted by the larvae of water snails, penetrating the skin and colonizing the blood vessels of the intestine.
  • For other diseases, such as schistosomiasis, only prolonged exposure leads to clinical illness. for more
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