Definition of bilharziasis in English:

bilharziasis

Line breaks: bil¦har|zia¦sis
Pronunciation: /ˌbɪlhɑːˈtsʌɪəsɪs
 
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noun

Medicine
  • another term for bilharzia (the disease).
    More example sentences
    • ABOUT 1 million Chinese suffer from infectious snail fever (schistomasis or bilharziasis) but new research by Shanghai geneticists into the dangerous worm has brought some hope of controlling the disease.
    • There are three types of bilharziasis: Schistosoma haematobium, Schistosoma mansoni and Schistosoma japonicum.
    • Urinary bilharziasis has typical ultrasonographic features, but may occur with no morphological lesion detectable on ultrasonography.

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