schistosomiasis haematobium

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schis·to·so·mi·a·sis hae·ma·to·bi·um

infection with Schistosoma haematobium, the eggs of which invade the urinary tract, causing cystitis and hematuria, and possibly an increased likelihood of bladder cancer.

schis·to·so·mi·a·sis hae·ma·to·bi·um

(skis'tō-sō-mī'ă-sis hē-mā-tō'bē-ŭm)
Infection with Schistosoma haematobium, the eggs of which invade the urinary tract, causing cystitis and hematuria, and possibly an increased likelihood of bladder cancer.
Synonym(s): endemic hematuria.
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