dog tapeworm

noun

Medical Definition of dog tapeworm

: a tapeworm of the genus Dipylidium (D. caninum) occurring in dogs and cats and sometimes in humans

called also double-pored tapeworm

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“Dog tapeworm.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/dog%20tapeworm. Accessed 12 Aug. 2020.

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