Physocephalus

noun

Phy·​so·​ceph·​a·​lus ˌfī-sə-ˈsef-ə-ləs How to pronounce Physocephalus (audio)
: a genus of nematode worms of the family Thelaziidae including a common parasite (P. sexalatus) of the stomach and small intestine of swine

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“Physocephalus.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Physocephalus. Accessed 21 Jul. 2024.

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