schistosomiasis japonica

noun
schistosomiasis ja·​pon·​i·​ca | \ -jə-ˈpän-i-kə How to pronounce schistosomiasis japonica (audio) \

Medical Definition of schistosomiasis japonica

: 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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“Schistosomiasis japonica.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/schistosomiasis%20japonica. Accessed 30 Nov. 2021.

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