Echinoparyphium

noun
Echi·​no·​pa·​ryph·​i·​um

Definition of Echinoparyphium

: a genus of digenetic trematodes (family Echinostomatidae) infesting the small intestine of waterfowl and domestic poultry and sometimes carnivorous mammals or man

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History and Etymology for Echinoparyphium

New Latin, from echin- + -paryphium (from Greek paryphē border woven along a robe, from para- + hyphē web); akin to Greek hyphainein to weave

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“Echinoparyphium.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Echinoparyphium. Accessed 19 Jan. 2022.

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