Definition of Schistosomatidae
1. Noun. A family of Trematoda.
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
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 ..."