A genus of tapeworm containing several species which occurs in the intestine of fish, birds, and mammals including man. Infection in humans is usually by eating uncooked fish. The larval stage is known as sparganum. ... (12 Dec 1998) ...
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(di-fil″o-both´re-әm) a genus of large tapeworms. D. la´tum is the broad or fish tapeworm, an intestinal parasite of humans, dogs, cats, and other fish-eating mammals.
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Diphyllobothrium is a Cestoda, a giant tapeworm found in Scandinavia, Japan and parts of North America.
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Type: Term Pronunciation: dī′fil-lō-both′rē-ŭm Definitions: 1. A large genus of tapeworms characterized by a spatulate scolex with dorsal and ventral sucking grooves or bothria. Several species are found in humans, although only one, Diphyllobothrium latum, is of widespread importance. Abbreviated taxonomy: Platyhelm
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