Metagonimus

noun
Meta·​gon·​i·​mus | \ -ˈgän-ə-məs How to pronounce Metagonimus (audio) \

Medical Definition of Metagonimus

: a genus of small intestinal flukes (family Heterophyidae) that includes one (M. yokogawai) common in humans, dogs, and cats in parts of eastern Asia as a result of the eating of raw fish containing the larva

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