fasciola

noun

fas·​ci·​o·​la fə-ˈsē-ə-lə How to pronounce fasciola (audio) -ˈsī- How to pronounce fasciola (audio)
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plural fasciolae -ˌlē How to pronounce fasciola (audio) or fasciolas : a narrow fascia or band of color
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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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“Fasciola.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/fasciola. Accessed 18 Jul. 2024.

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