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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.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

Fasciolopsis

(fa'sēi-o-lop'sis),
A genus of large intestinal fasciolid flukes.
[Fasciola + G. opsis, form, appearance]
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Fasciolopsis, caused by the trematode Fasciolopsis buski (commonly known as the giant intestinal fluke), is a clinically variable disease of the intestine.
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