Bothriocephalus

noun
Both·​rio·​ceph·​a·​lus | \ ˌbäth-rē-ō-ˈsef-ə-ləs How to pronounce Bothriocephalus (audio) \

Medical 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

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“Bothriocephalus.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Bothriocephalus. Accessed 17 Aug. 2022.

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