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fasciola

noun fas·ci·o·la \ fə-ˈsē-ə-lə , -ˈsī- \

medical Definition of fasciola

1 plural fasciolae play \-ˌlē\ or fasciolas :a narrow fascia or band of color
2 capitalized :a genus (the type of the family Fasciolidae) of digenetic trematode worms including common liver flukes of various mammals (as ruminants and humans)

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