Fascioloides

noun

Fas·​ci·​o·​loi·​des fə-ˌsē-ə-ˈlȯid-(ˌ)ēz How to pronounce Fascioloides (audio) -ˌsī- How to pronounce Fascioloides (audio)
: a genus of trematode worms of the family Fasciolidae including the giant liver flukes of ruminant mammals that are serious pests of livestock and game in parts of western North America

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“Fascioloides.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Fascioloides. Accessed 5 Mar. 2024.

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