fringed tapeworm

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Medical Definition of fringed tapeworm

: a tapeworm of the genus Thysanosoma (T. actinioides) found in the intestine and bile ducts of ruminants especially in the western United States

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“Fringed tapeworm.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/fringed%20tapeworm. Accessed 31 Oct. 2020.

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