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Dipylidium

noun Di·py·lid·i·um \ ˌdī-ˌpī-ˈlid-ē-əm, -pə- \

medical Definition of Dipylidium

:a genus of taenioid tapeworms including the common dog tapeworm (D. caninum) that is a cosmopolitan parasite of dogs, cats, and other carnivores and occasionally infests humans

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