schistosomiasis mansoni

noun
schistosomiasis man·​soni | \ -ˈman(t)-sə-ˌnī How to pronounce schistosomiasis mansoni (audio) \

Medical Definition of schistosomiasis mansoni

: schistosomiasis caused by a schistosome (Schistosoma mansoni) occurring chiefly in central Africa and eastern South America and predominantly involving infestation of the mesenteric and portal veins

called also Manson's disease

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“Schistosomiasis mansoni.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/schistosomiasis%20mansoni. Accessed 20 Oct. 2020.

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