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pork tapeworm

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noun \ˈpȯ(ə)rk-\

Medical Definition of pork tapeworm

  1. :  a tapeworm of the genus Taenia (T. solium) that infests the human intestine as an adult, has a cysticercus larva that typically develops in swine, and is contracted by humans through ingestion of the larva in raw or imperfectly cooked pork


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