Fasciolopsis buski


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Fasciolopsis buski

[fə‚sē·ə′läp·səs ′bəs·kē]
(invertebrate zoology)
A large, fleshy trematode, native to eastern Asia and the southwestern Pacific, which parasitizes humans.
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Fasciolopsis, caused by the trematode Fasciolopsis buski (commonly known as the giant intestinal fluke), is a clinically variable disease of the intestine.
Southwestern Cameroon, China, Ecuador, eastern Nigeria, Peru, the Philippines, Republic of Korea ** Intestinal Fasciolopsis buski Bangladesh, China, India, flukes Indonesia, Malaysia, Taiwan, Thailand ([double dagger] [double dagger]) Echinostoma spp.