diphyllobothriasis

noun

di·​phyl·​lo·​both·​ri·​a·​sis (ˌ)dī-ˌfil-ō-bäth-ˈrī-ə-səs How to pronounce diphyllobothriasis (audio)
plural diphyllobothriases -ˌsēz How to pronounce diphyllobothriasis (audio)
: infestation with or disease caused by the fish tapeworm (Diphyllobothrium latum)

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“Diphyllobothriasis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/diphyllobothriasis. Accessed 30 Jan. 2023.

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