snail fever


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Related to snail fever: schistosomiasis

snail fever:

see schistosomiasisschistosomiasis
, bilharziasis
, or snail fever,
parasitic disease caused by blood flukes, trematode worms of the genus Schistosoma. Three species are human parasites: S. mansoni, S. japonicum, and S. haematobium.
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snail fever

[′snāl ‚fē·vər]
(medicine)