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Schistosomatoidea

noun plural Schis·to·so·ma·toi·dea \ ˌshis-tə-sō-mə-ˈtȯid-ē-ə , ˌskis- \

medical Definition of Schistosomatoidea

: a superfamily of digenetic trematodes that lack a metacercaria and have instead a furcocercous cercaria that actively penetrates the skin of a definitive host

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