Amoebotaenia

noun
Amoe·​bo·​tae·​nia | \ ə-ˌmē-(ˌ)bō-ˈtē-nē-ə How to pronounce Amoebotaenia (audio) \

Medical Definition of Amoebotaenia

: a genus of tapeworms (family Dilepididae) parasitic in the intestines of poultry

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“Amoebotaenia.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Amoebotaenia. Accessed 28 Sep. 2021.

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