Fasciolopsis


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Fasciolopsis

 [fas″e-o-lop´sis]
a genus of trematodes. F. bus´ki is a large intestinal fluke found in humans and a few other animals throughout Asia.

Fasciolopsis

(fa'sēi-o-lop'sis),
A genus of large intestinal fasciolid flukes.
[Fasciola + G. opsis, form, appearance]

Fasciolopsis

/Fas·ci·o·lop·sis/ (-lop´sis) a genus of trematodes, including F. bus´ki, the largest of the intestinal flukes, found in the small intestines of residents throughout Asia.

Fasciolopsis

a genus of trematodes of the family Fasciolidae.

Fasciolopsis buski
the largest of the intestinal flukes; found in the small intestines of humans and pigs throughout Asia. Causes fasciolopsiasis.
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