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Dipylidium

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

Medical Definition of Dipylidium

  1. :  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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