Definition of Genus Schistosoma
1. Noun. Type genus of the family Schistosomatidae: blood flukes.
Generic synonyms: Worm Genus
Group relationships: Family Schistosomatidae, Schistosomatidae
Member holonyms: Blood Fluke, Schistosome
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Schistosoma
Literary usage of Genus Schistosoma
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1. Diagnosis of Protozoa and Worms Parasitic in Man by Robert William Hegner, William Walter Cort (1921)
"... found in man in Japan, China, Korea, Formosa and Philippine Islands. F. Blood Flukes genus Schistosoma. Sexes separate; female elongate, ..."
2. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1902)
"... Leidy (24) genus Schistosoma. Male 4-14 mm. long, I mm. wide; female 13-20 mm. long, 0.28 mm. wide: in blood of man and cattle (? ..."
3. The Intellectual Observer (1862)
"Dr. Weinland of Frankfort subsequently formed his genus Schistosoma for similar reasons. Without, however, further dwelling on this question as ..."
4. The Inspection of Meats for Animal Parasites by United States Bureau of Animal Industry, D. E. Salmon (1898)
"... of the genus Schistosoma). Flukes of this genus, only a few of which are known, live in the veins of mammals *.- Flo. 42. ..."