Choanotaenia

noun

Cho·​a·​no·​tae·​nia ˌkō-ə-(ˌ)nō-ˈtē-nē-ə How to pronounce Choanotaenia (audio)
: a genus of taenioid tapeworms including a number of intestinal parasites of birds of which one (C. infundibulum) is an important pest of chickens and turkeys

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“Choanotaenia.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Choanotaenia. Accessed 23 Jul. 2024.

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