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

Word History


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.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Jun. 2024.

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