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Schistosomiasis is a debilitating disease caused by a parasitic flatworm.
Dams have also caused an increase in schistosomiasis in many countries, because snails live in the reservoirs and irrigation channels.
There are also ear, eye, nose and throat infections that can occur, and at beaches, skin parasites like flatworm — which causes schistosomiasis, commonly known as swimmer's itch — can be picked up from inland beaches.
Through his research and his work with diplomats and other international travelers, Dr. Wolfe became an authority on such exotic conditions as giardiasis and schistosomiasis, both of which are caused by parasites.
He has been wracked by malaria, schistosomiasis and dysentery, lost in Amazonian jungles, stranded in the New Guinea highlands, and held up at gun point during military coups in West Africa and Suriname.
King is already expanding his Robot Scientist fleet by producing Eve, which will autonomously design and screen drugs against malaria and schistosomiasis.
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Origin and Etymology of schistosomiasis
First Known Use: 1906See Words from the same year
medical Definition of schistosomiasis
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