Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A blood-parasite; one of the Hæmatozoa.

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Examples

  • (S. hematobium), give in a single dose: adults: 2400 to 3000 mg. (4 or 5 tablets) children 8 to 12 years: 1200 to 1800 mg. (2 or 3 tablets) children 4 to 7 years: 600 mg. (1 tablet)

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  • Metrifonate is a much cheaper medicine that can be used to treat schistosomiasis that causes blood in the urine (S. hematobium).

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  • A parasitic organism that lives in blood.

    January 21, 2008