Distoma

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Distoma

(dis'tō-mă),
Obsolete term for various digenetic flukes, now placed in other genera; for example, Fasciola, Fasciolopsis, Paragonimus, Opisthorchis, Clonorchis, Dicrocoelium, Heterophyes, and Schistosoma.
Synonym(s): Distomum
[G. di-, two, + stoma, mouth]

Distoma

An obsolete term for digenetic flukes of various genera, including Fasciola, Fasciolepsis, Opisthorchis, Clonorchis, Heterophyes and Schistosoma.
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Rudolphi (1819) described a lung fluke from Rana esculenta and named it Distomum variegatum.
The American representatives of Distomum cygnoides.