noun. an infestation with or a resulting infection caused by a parasite of the genus Schistosoma; common in the tropics and Far East; symptoms depend on the part of the body infected.
- good health
Example sentences of the word schistosomiasis
1. Noun, singular or mass
The CDC also endorses the use of a strong insect repellent as a preventive measure against insect-borne diseases such as West Nile Virus and leishmaniasis, as well as not swimming in bodies of freshwater to avoid schistosomiasis.