Taeniarhynchus

noun

Tae·​nia·​rhyn·​chus ˌtē-nē-ə-ˈriŋ-kəs How to pronounce Taeniarhynchus (audio)
in some classifications
: a genus of tapeworms comprising the beef tapeworm of humans that is now usually placed in the genus Taenia

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“Taeniarhynchus.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Taeniarhynchus. Accessed 17 Jun. 2024.

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