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pork tapeworm


pork tapeworm

noun \ˈp(ə)rk-\

Definition of PORK TAPEWORM

:  a tapeworm of the genus Taenia (T. solium) that infests the human intestine as an adult, has a cysticercus larva that typically develops in swine, and is contracted by humans through ingestion of the larva in raw or imperfectly cooked pork
March 04, 2015
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