halzoun

noun
hal·​zoun | \ˌhal-ˈzün, ˈhal-zün \

Medical Definition of halzoun 

: infestation of the larynx and pharynx especially by tongue worms of the genus Linguatula (especially L. serrata) consumed in raw liver

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