Trichobilharzia

noun

Tricho·​bil·​har·​zia ˌtrik-ō-bil-ˈhär-zē-ə How to pronounce Trichobilharzia (audio) -ˈhärt-sē-ə How to pronounce Trichobilharzia (audio)
: a genus of digenetic trematode worms of the family Schistosomatidae including forms that normally parasitize aquatic birds and are leading causes of swimmer's itch in humans

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“Trichobilharzia.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Trichobilharzia. Accessed 26 May. 2024.

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