cat tapeworm

noun

Medical Definition of cat tapeworm

: a common tapeworm of the genus Taenia (T. taeniaeformis or T. crassicollis) of cats who ingest cysticercus-infected livers of various rodents

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“Cat tapeworm.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/cat%20tapeworm. Accessed 24 Oct. 2021.

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