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Title: Schistosome Parasite
Description: This schistosome parasite enters the body through the skin of persons coming in contact with infested waters. The adult worm lives in the veins of its host. The parasite is magnified x256 in this photograph.
Topics/Categories: Cells or Tissue -- Abnormal Cells or Tissue
Type: B&W, Photo
Source: National Cancer Institute
Creator: Bruce Wetzel and Harry Schaefer (Photographers)
AV Number: AV-0000-3692
Date Created: Unknown
Date Added: 1/1/2001
Reuse Restrictions: None - This image is in the public domain and can be freely reused. Please credit the source and/or author listed above.

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