Raillietina

noun
Rail·​lie·​ti·​na | \ ˌrāl-yə-ˈtī-nə How to pronounce Raillietina (audio) \

Medical Definition of Raillietina

: a large genus of armed cyclophyllidean tapeworms (family Davaineidae) of which the adults are parasitic in birds, rodents, or rarely humans and the larvae are parasitic in various insects

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“Raillietina.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Raillietina. Accessed 16 Jun. 2021.

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