Medical Dictionary


noun schis·to·some \ˈshis-tə-ˌsōm, ˈskis-\

Medical Definition of SCHISTOSOME

:  any trematode worm of the genus Schistosoma or of the family Schistosomatidae—called also blood fluke
schis·to·so·mal \ˌshis-tə-ˈsō-məl, ˌskis-\ adjective
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