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schistosomiasis mansoni

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noun schistosomiasis man·soni \-ˈman(t)-sə-ˌnī\

Medical Definition of schistosomiasis mansoni

  1. :  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

Biographical Note for schistosomiasis mansoni

P. Manson

, —see mansonella


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