Schistosoma haematobium

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Schistosoma haematobium Schistosoma hae·ma·to·bi·um (hē'mə-tō'bē-əm)
n.
A parasitic trematode found in the portal system, bladder, and rectum and common throughout Africa and parts of the Middle East. It causes schistosomiasis haematobium.

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