Definition of blood fluke in English:

blood fluke

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noun

  • another term for schistosome.
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    • This evidence is particularly strong in the parasitic blood fluke Schistosoma mansoni, in which Merlin is also the first described DNA transposon family.
    • They include several parasites that have an enormous impact on human populations, such as human liver flukes and the blood flukes that cause schistosomiasis.
    • He went to southern Sudan, where people struggle with guinea worms, blood flukes, and many other such organisms.

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