Schistosoma mansoni

species of worm
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Schistosoma mansoni is a parasite found in the intestines of humans. It is a trematode that is one of the major agents of the disease schistosomiasis. The type of schistosomiasis caused by Schistosoma mansoni is intestinal schistosomiasis.

Schistosoma mansoni
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Schistosomes copulating
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S. mansoni
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Schistosoma mansoni
Sambon, 1907