Medical Dictionary

Echinorhynchus

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noun Echi·no·rhyn·chus \i-ˌkī-nə-ˈriŋ-kəs\

Medical Definition of Echinorhynchus

  1. :  a genus (the type of the family echinorhynchidae) of small cylindrical acanthocephalan worms that are parasitic in various vertebrates


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