Dicrocoelium

noun

Di·​cro·​coe·​li·​um ˌdī-krə-ˈsē-lē-əm How to pronounce Dicrocoelium (audio)
: a widely distributed genus that is the type of the family Dicrocoeliidae and that includes small lanceolate digenetic trematodes infesting the livers of ruminants or occasionally other mammals including humans see lancet fluke

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“Dicrocoelium.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Dicrocoelium. Accessed 2 Mar. 2024.

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