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doc Definition of echinococcus
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  • tapeworms whose larvae are parasitic in humans and domestic animals
  • source: WordNet 3.0
  • A parasite of man and of many domestic and wild animals, forming compound cysts or tumors (called hydatid cysts) in various organs, but especially in the liver and lungs, which often cause death. It is the larval stage of the Tænia echinococcus, a small tapeworm peculiar to the dog.
  • source: Webster 1913
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