HyperDic: schistosome

English > 1 sense of the word schistosome:
NOUNanimalschistosome, blood flukeflatworms parasitic in the blood vessels of mammals
English > schistosome: 1 sense > noun 1, animal
Meaningflatworms parasitic in the blood vessels of mammals.
Synonymblood fluke
Member ofSchistosoma, genus Schistosomatype genus of the family Schistosomatidae
Broaderfluke, trematode, trematode wormParasitic flatworms having external suckers for attaching to a host

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