Heterophyes

Heterophyes: A minute parasite that lives in the small intestine of humans, cats, dogs and other mammals who acquire it by eating raw or uncooked contaminated fish. Heterophyes is one of the smallest trematodes (parasitic flatworms) infecting humans. The main symptoms are diarrhea and abdominal pain. The lining of the small intestine may break down...
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Heterophyes

A genus of digenetic flukes (family Heterophyidae) parasitic in fish-eating birds and mammals, including man; cercariae from infected snails penetrate and encyst in fish, which are eaten by the final hosts. ... Origin: hetero-+ G. Phye, stature, form ... Heterophyes brevicaeca, a species reported from man in the Philippines and implicated in heart ...
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Heterophyes

(het″әr-of´e-ēz) a genus of tiny flukes found in the middle third of the small intestines of humans and certain other mammals; various species are found from Egypt and Turkey across Asia to Japan and the Philippines.
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Heterophyes

Type: Term Pronunciation: het′ĕr-of′i-ēz Definitions: 1. A genus of digenetic flukes (family Heterophyidae) parasitic in fish-eating birds and mammals, including man; cercariae from infected snails penetrate and encyst in fish, which are eaten by the final hosts.
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