schistosomiasis japonica


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schis·to·so·mi·a·sis ja·pon·i·ca

, Japanese schistosomiasis
infection with Schistosoma japonicum, characterized by dysenteric symptoms, painful enlargement of the liver and spleen, dropsy, urticaria, and progressive anemia.

schis·to·so·mi·a·sis ja·pon·i·ca

, Japanese schistosomiasis (skis'tō-sō-mī'ă-sis jă-pon'ik-ă, jap'ă-nēz')
Infection with Schistosoma japonicum, characterized by dysenteric symptoms, painful enlargement of the liver and spleen, generalized edema, urticaria, and progressive anemia.
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A review of the epidemiology of schistosomiasis japonica in China.
Surveillance for schistosomiasis japonica in China from 2000 to 2003.
Archaeological studies have shown that schistosomiasis japonica has been endemic in the Dongting Lake region for thousands of years (8,9).