schistosomiasis mansoni

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schistosomiasis mansoni schistosomiasis man·so·ni (mān-sō'nī)
Infection of the liver and large intestine with Schistosoma mansoni, characterized by irritation, inflammation, and ultimately formation of fibrous tissue. Also called Manson's disease.

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