noun plural

Di·​cro·​coe·​li·​i·​dae ˌdī-krə-sə-ˈlī-ə-ˌdē How to pronounce Dicrocoeliidae (audio)
: a family of small to medium-sized flattened or more or less cylindrical digenetic trematode worms that as adults parasitize the biliary ducts or occasionally other viscera of vertebrates

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“Dicrocoeliidae.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Dicrocoeliidae. Accessed 19 Jun. 2024.

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