Definition of bilharziasis in English:

bilharziasis

Syllabification: bil·har·zi·a·sis
Pronunciation: /ˌbilˌhärˈzīəsəs
 
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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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