Definition of Schistosoma mansoni
Schistosoma mansoni: A species of trematode worm that parasitizes humans and that (like S. japonicum) causes liver and gastrointestinal tract disease. See Schistosomiasis.
Last Editorial Review: 10/9/2012
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