moniezia

noun

mo·​nie·​zia ˌmän-ē-ˈez-ē-ə How to pronounce moniezia (audio)
1
capitalized : a genus of cyclophyllidean tapeworms (family Anoplocephalidae) parasitizing the intestine of various ruminants and having a cysticercoid larva in oribatid mites
2
: any tapeworm of the genus Moniezia

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“Moniezia.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/moniezia. Accessed 29 May. 2024.

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