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Bothriocephalus

noun Both·rio·ceph·a·lus \ˌbäth-rē-ō-ˈsef-ə-ləs\

Medical Definition of BOTHRIOCEPHALUS

:  a genus of tapeworms of the order Pseudophyllidea with two bothria that is sometimes considered to include the common fish tapeworm of humans—compare diphyllobothrium

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May 24, 2015
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