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Fasciola

 [fah-si´o-lah]
a genus of trematodes. F. hepa´tica is a common liver fluke of herbivores and is occasionally found in humans.

fasciola

 [fah-si´o-lah] (pl. fasci´olae) (L.)
1. a small band or striplike structure.
2. a small bandage. adj., adj fasci´olar.

Fasciola

(fa-sī'ō-lă),
A genus of large, leaf-shaped, digenetic liver flukes (family Fasciolidae, class Trematoda) of mammals.
[L. dim. of fascia, a band]

fas·ci·o·la

, pl.

fas·ci·o·lae

(fa-sī'ō-lă, fa-sē'ō-lă; -ō-lē),
A small band or group of fibers.
[L. dim. of fascia, band, fillet]

fas·ci·o·la

, pl. fasciolae (fa-shī'ō-lă, -lē)
A small band or group of fibers.
[L. dim. of fascia, band, fillet]

Fasciola

(fă-sī′ō-lă) [L. fasciola, a band]
A genus of flukes belonging to the class Trematoda.
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FASCIOLA HEPATICA EGG

Fasciola hepatica

A species that infests the liver and bile ducts of cattle, sheep, and other herbivores; the common liver fluke. Infested aquatic plants are the source of human infection. See: illustration

fasciola

(fă-sī′ō-lă) (fă-sē′ō-lă) plural.fasciolae [L. fasciola, a small bandage]
A bundle of nerve or muscle fibers.

fasciola cinerea

The upper portion of the dentate gyrus.
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Prevalence and molecular diagnosis of Fasciola hepatica in sheep and goats in different districts of Punjab, Pakistan.
The reason for higher intensity during autumn is due to the peak season of the emergence of the snail intermediate host in AJK in summer when the temperature, humidity and rain fall favors multiplication of Fasciola spp.
Role of circulating Fasciola antigens and lgG4 isotype in assessment of cure from fascioliasis.
The laboratory studies reported in this work demonstrate the high potential of the photosensitization approach for the control of the larval stages of the Fasciola vector.
Water samples from seepages adjacent to Pond 6 and the diversion ditch also were acutely toxic to juveniles of Lampsilis fasciola and Lampsilis ovata, and exposures to serial dilutions of these two samples estimated LC50s for V.
One hundred adult worms were randomly collected from bile duct and livers of goats, which had active infection, for identification of Fasciola gigantica were done according to Periago et al.
Se realizo un estudio observacional transversal, para determinar la prevalencia de Fasciola hepatica en el hato bovino nacional sacrificado en tres de los cuatro mataderos de clase A de Costa Rica.
The stimulus for capsule formation is unknown, but may be functionally similar to the proline stimulus in the related liver fluke, Fasciola hepatica (Wolf-Spengler and Isseroff 1983).
However, after sphincterotomy for removing the suspected stones and sludge, surprisingly living flukes was removed that belonged to the genus Fasciola.