schistosomiasis haematobium

noun
schistosomiasis hae·​ma·​to·​bi·​um | \ -ˌhē-mə-ˈtō-bē-əm How to pronounce schistosomiasis haematobium (audio) \

Medical Definition of schistosomiasis haematobium

: schistosomiasis caused by a schistosome (Schistosoma haematobium) occurring over most of Africa and in Asia Minor and predominantly involving infestation of the veins of the urinary bladder

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“Schistosomiasis haematobium.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/schistosomiasis%20haematobium. Accessed 20 Jan. 2021.

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