Plagiorchis

noun
Pla·​gi·​or·​chis | \ ˌplā-jē-ˈȯr-kəs How to pronounce Plagiorchis (audio) \

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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“Plagiorchis.” The Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Plagiorchis. Accessed 15 December 2019.

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