Schistosoma

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Etymology[edit]

New Latin, from Ancient Greek σχίζω (skhízō, I split) + σῶμα (sôma, body); "split-bodied," referring to the gynacophoric canal on the dorsal surface of the adult male

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Schistosoma n

  1. A taxonomic genus within the family Schistosomatidae – blood flukes, parasitic flatworms.

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