fasciola

noun
fas·​ci·​o·​la | \ fə-ˈsē-ə-lə How to pronounce fasciola (audio) , -ˈsī- How to pronounce fasciola (audio) \

Medical Definition of fasciola

1 plural fasciolae\ -​ˌlē How to pronounce fasciola (audio) \ 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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“Fasciola.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/fasciola. Accessed 29 Nov. 2021.

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