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infection with Fasciola.
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Infection with a species of Fasciola.
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n. pl. fasciolia·ses (-sēz′)
Infestation with parasitic liver flukes of the genus Fasciola, especially the species F. hepatica and F. gigantica.
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fascioliasisInfection with a trematode worm or fluke of the genus Fasciola , especially Fasciola hepatica , a liver fluke parasite of sheep and cattle that can be transmitted to man on vegetation such as watercress. There is fever, loss of appetite, abdominal pain, liver tenderness, jaundice and sometimes CIRRHOSIS of the liver.
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