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Schistosomiasis haematobium

schistosomiasis haematobium schistosomiasis hae·ma·to·bi·um (hē’mə-tō’bē-əm)
Infestation of the urinary tract with eggs of Schistosoma haematobium, characterized by inflammation of the bladder and the passage of blood in the urine. Also called endemic hematuria.


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