noun plural

Fas·​ci·​ol·​i·​dae ˌfas-ē-ˈäl-ə-dē How to pronounce Fasciolidae (audio)
: a cosmopolitan family of digenetic trematodes chiefly infesting the livers of mammals and typically having a flattened leaf-shaped body with the ventral sucker near the anterior end see fasciola, fascioloides, fasciolopsis

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“Fasciolidae.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Fasciolidae. Accessed 16 Jun. 2024.

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