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Definition of Schistosoma mansoni

Schistosoma mansoni: A species of trematode worm that parasitizes humans and that (like S. japonicum) causes liver and gastrointestinal tract disease. See Schistosomiasis.

Source: MedTerms™ Medical Dictionary
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Last Editorial Review: 10/9/2012

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