Fasciola



fasciola fas·ci·o·la (fə-sē’ə-lə, -sī’-)
n. pl. fas·ci·o·lae (-lē’)
A small band or group of fibers.

Fasciola n.
A genus of large digenetic liver flukes that infect mammals.

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  • Fasciolar

    fasciolar fas·ci·o·lar (fə-sē’ə-lər, -sī’-) adj. Of or relating to a fasciola.

  • Fascioliasis

    [fuh-see-uh-lahy-uh-sis, -sahy-] /fəˌsi əˈlaɪ ə sɪs, -ˌsaɪ-/ noun, Veterinary Pathology. 1. . fascioliasis fas·ci·o·li·a·sis (fə-sē’ə-lī’ə-sĭs, -sī’-) n. Infection with a liver fluke of the genus Fasciola.



  • Fasciolopsiasis

    [fas-ee-oh-lop-sahy-uh-sis, fuh-see-uh-, -sahy-] /ˌfæs i oʊ lɒpˈsaɪ ə sɪs, fəˌsi ə-, -ˌsaɪ-/ noun 1. a parasitic disease caused by flukes of the genus Fasciolopsis and characterized by abdominal pain and diarrhea: common in the Far East. fasciolopsiasis fas·ci·o·lop·si·a·sis (fās’ē-ō-lŏp-sī’ə-sĭs, fə-sī’ō-) n. Parasitization or disease caused by any of the flukes of the genus Fasciolopsis.

  • Fasciolopsis

    Fasciolopsis Fas·ci·o·lop·sis (fās’ē-ō-lŏp’sĭs, fə-sī’ō-) n. A genus of very large intestinal flukes that includes Fasciolopsis buski, a species found in the intestine of humans in eastern and southern Asia.



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