Definition of Distomatosis

1. Noun. A disease of the liver (especially in sheep and cattle) caused by liver flukes and their by-products.

Exact synonyms: Black Disease, Liver Rot, Sheep Rot
Generic synonyms: Animal Disease



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Distomatosis

disto-occlusal
disto-occlusion
distobuccal
distobucco-occlusal
distobuccopulpal
distocervical
distoclusal
distoclusion
distogingival
distoincisal
distolingual
distolinguo-occlusal
distoma
distomatosis (current term)
distome
distomedially
distomer
distomers
distomes
distomiasis
distomolar
distonic
distopia
distopias
distoplacement
distopulpal
distort

Literary usage of Distomatosis

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1. Monographic Medicine by Albion Walter Hewlett, Henry Leopold Elsner (1916)
"(4) A renal distomatosis. In addition there are rare instances of ophthalmic ... Pulmonary distomatosis, lung flake disease, is the result of infection by ..."

2. A Text-book of the practice of medicine by Hobart Amory Hare (1907)
"distomatosis of the Liver (Liver Flukes).—Liver flukes occur endem- ically in certain sections of Japan. For instance, Baelz estimates that 20 per cent, ..."

3. Diseases of the Bronchi, Lungs, and Pleura by Frederick Taylor Lord (1915)
"PULMONARY distomatosis (LUNG-FLUKE DISEASE.) Parasitic Hemoptysis.—Etiology.—This interesting disease is endemic in Japan and ('hina. ..."

4. Internal Medicine by David Bovaird (1912)
"DISEASES CAUSED BY TREMATODES distomatosis : FLUKE INFECTIONS Definition.—Infection by a trematode. The parasite may lodge in the lungs, liver, intestine, ..."

5. Text Book of Veterinary Medicine by James Law (1900)
"Causes: as in horse, tuberculosis, in sheep distomatosis, chills when heated and fatigued. Symptoms : pot-belly, fluctuating on percussion, gives flat sound ..."

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