Definition of Genus Schistosoma

1. Noun. Type genus of the family Schistosomatidae: blood flukes.

Exact synonyms: Schistosoma
Generic synonyms: Worm Genus
Group relationships: Family Schistosomatidae, Schistosomatidae
Member holonyms: Blood Fluke, Schistosome

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Schistosoma

genus Saxicola
genus Saxifraga
genus Sayornis
genus Scabiosa
genus Scaphiopus
genus Scaphosepalum
genus Scarabaeus
genus Scardinius
genus Scartella
genus Sceliphron
genus Sceloglaux
genus Sceloporus
genus Schaffneria
genus Schefflera
genus Schinus
genus Schistosoma (current term)
genus Schizachyrium
genus Schizaea
genus Schizanthus
genus Schizopetalon
genus Schizophragma
genus Schizosaccharomyces
genus Schlumbergera
genus Schomburgkia
genus Sciadopitys
genus Sciaena
genus Sciaenops
genus Sciara
genus Scilla
genus Scincella

Literary usage of Genus Schistosoma

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

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. ..."

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