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Plagiorchis

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noun Pla·gi·or·chis \ ˌplā-jē-ˈȯr-kəs \

medical Definition of Plagiorchis

:a large genus (the type of the family Plagiorchiidae) of digenetic trematodes including parasites of the oviducts or intestine of various wild and domesticated birds and of the intestine of mammals

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