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Definition of Fasciola hepatica

Fasciola hepatica: A parasite called the liver fluke which causes Fascioliasis or "liver rot" in ruminants and many other mammals, including people. Eating contaminated vegetation such as watercress is a common mode of infection. Fasciola hepatica is cosmopolitan in distribution being found throughout all regions of the world, both temperate and tropical.

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Reviewed on 12/21/2018
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