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schistosomiasis japonica

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noun schistosomiasis ja·pon·i·ca \-jə-ˈpän-i-kə\

Medical Definition of schistosomiasis japonica

  1. :  schistosomiasis caused by a schistosome (Schistosoma japonicum) occurring chiefly in eastern Asia and the Pacific islands and predominantly involving infestation of the portal and mesenteric veins—see katayama syndrome


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