fasciola fas·ci·o·la (fə-sē'ə-lə, -sī'-)
n. pl. fas·ci·o·lae (-lē')
A small band or group of fibers.
A genus of large digenetic liver flukes that infect mammals.
Prof. Owen, however, subsequently established this identity, and referred to this species as the fasciola clavata seu ventricosa.
For an account of this worm, which has various denominations, see article fasciola Hepatica in any encyclopædia.
The fasciola hepatica is occasionally found in the liver, but the most common helminth of beavers is Amphistoma subtriquetrum.
In 1802 Bosc described and figured a trematode under the title of fasciola fusca.
The liver fluke (fasciola hepatica), though not very frequent in the horse, is not uncommon in the ass.
For an account of this worm, which has various denominations, see article “fasciola Hepatica” in any Encyclopædia.
Almost all ruminants harbor the liver fluke (fasciola hepatica).
The larv of Bilharzia closely resemble those of fasciola hepatica, which latter may be appropriately noticed in this place.