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Heterophyes

noun Het·ero·phy·es \ -ˈfī-(ˌ)ēz \

medical Definition of Heterophyes

:a genus (the type of the family Heterophyidae) of small digenetic trematode worms infesting the small intestine especially of dogs, cats, and humans in Egypt and much of tropical Asia

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