halzoun

noun
hal·​zoun | \ ˌhal-ˈzün How to pronounce halzoun (audio) , ˈhal-zün How to pronounce halzoun (audio) \

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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“Halzoun.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/halzoun. Accessed 24 Nov. 2020.

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