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fluke

noun accident, blunder, bungle, chance good fortune, chance happening, chance misfortune, chance occurrence, error, fortuity, lucky situation, miscalculation, misinterpretation, misjudgment, misreading, misunderstanding, once in a lifetime occurrence, random achievement, random luck, random mistake, random success, stroke of bad luck, stroke of misfortune
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The second species of the lung fluke in Peru, Paragonimus caliensis Little, 1968.
Relationships between host size and lung fluke intensities were analyzed by simple linear regression.
More data on the lung fluke, Paragonimus, in North America.
Initially, several search engines were queried for references using the following key medical subject heading (MESH) words: American paragonimiasis, human paragonimiasis, Paragonimus kellicotti, trematodes, and lung flukes.
Paragonimiasis is a parasitic disease caused by Paragonimus trematodes, commonly known as lung flukes.
Crayfish, possible secondary intermediate hosts for lung flukes (Haematoloechus) of bullfrogs in Jefferson County, Texas.
Geographic distribution and population at risk for major foodborne trematode infections Foodborne trematodes Species Geographic distribution Liver flukes Clonorchis China (except for Inner Mongolia, sinensis Ningxia, Qinghai, Tibet, Xinjiang), Republic of Korea, Taiwan, Vietnam * Opisthorchis Kazakhstan, Russian Federation, felineus Siberia, Ukraine ([double dagger]) Opisthorchis Cambodia, Lao People's Democratic viverrini Republic, Thailand, Vietnam ([double dagger]) Fasciola Altiplano of Bolivia, Cuba, hepatica, highlands of Ecuador and Peru, Fasciola Nile delta of Egypt, northern gigantica Islamic Republic of Iran, Portugal, Spain ([double dagger] [double dagger]) Lung flukes Paragonimus spp.