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Mesocestoides

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noun Me·so·ces·toi·des \-ˌses-ˈtȯi-(ˌ)dēz\

Medical Definition of Mesocestoides

  1. :  a genus (the type of the family mesocestoididae) of atypical unarmed cyclophyllidean tapeworms having the adults parasitic in mammals and birds and a slender threadlike contractile larva free in cavities or encysted in tissues of mammals, birds, and sometimes reptiles

mesocestoidid

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