Definition of Schistosomatidae

1. Noun. A family of Trematoda.

Exact synonyms: Family Schistosomatidae
Generic synonyms: Worm Family
Group relationships: Class Trematoda, Trematoda
Member holonyms: Genus Schistosoma, Schistosoma



Medical Definition of Schistosomatidae

1. A family of blood flukes of the class trematoda which is found in animals and man. It includes the genera heterobilharzia, schistosomatium, schistosoma, ornithobilharzia, bilharziella, trichobilharzia, pseudobilharzia, and austrobilharzia. (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Schistosomatidae

schistocytes
schistocytic
schistocytosis
schistorrhachis
schistose
schistosities
schistosity
schistosoma
schistosoma haematobium
schistosoma japonicum
schistosoma mansoni
schistosomal
schistosomal dermatitis
schistosomatidae (current term)
schistosome
schistosome dermatitis
schistosome granuloma
schistosomes
schistosomia
schistosomiases
schistosomiasis
schistosomiasis haematobia
schistosomiasis haematobium
schistosomiasis japonica
schistosomiasis mansoni
schistosomiasis mekongi
schistosomicidal
schistosomicide

Literary usage of Schistosomatidae

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

1. Life History Studies on Montana Trematodes by Ernest Carroll Faust (1917)
"All described schistosomatidae are characterized by the absence of a true oral suctorial disc and by the presence of an invertible oral suctorial pouch. ..."

2. Fresh-water Biology by Henry Baldwin Ward, George Chandler Whipple (1918)
"Family schistosomatidae Looss 1899. Adults parasitic in blond vessels of man, cattle, and birds; not yet found in North America. Cercariae very similar to ..."

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