Medical Dictionary

Dioctophyma

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noun Di·oc·to·phy·ma \(ˌ)dī-ˌäk-tə-ˈfī-mə\

Medical Definition of Dioctophyma

  1. :  a genus of nematode worms including a single species (D. renale) which is a destructive parasite of the kidney of dogs, minks, and sometimes humans


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