Echinorhynchus

noun

Echi·​no·​rhyn·​chus i-ˌkī-nə-ˈriŋ-kəs How to pronounce Echinorhynchus (audio)
: a genus (the type of the family Echinorhynchidae) of small cylindrical acanthocephalan worms that are parasitic in various vertebrates

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“Echinorhynchus.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Echinorhynchus. Accessed 23 Jul. 2024.

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