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Bothriocephalus

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

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
March 27, 2015
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Tranquilly at rest or causing no trouble
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