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Schistosoma mekongi

Schistosoma mekongi Schistosoma me·kong·i (mā-kông’ī, -kông’gī)
A trematode found in the Mekong delta near Khong Island in southern Laos and northern Cambodia that causes schistosomiasis mekongi.


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