tapeworm

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Related to Beef tapeworm: Fish tapeworm, Pork tapeworm
  • noun

Synonyms for tapeworm

ribbonlike flatworms that are parasitic in the intestines of humans and other vertebrates

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The pork tapeworm can get into your brain and have a terrible effect but the beef tapeworm is pretty benign.
Other symptoms include tummy ache and a feeling of nausea that's relieved by eating, and people with beef tapeworm may also get an itchy bottom.
We then saw biologist Mike Leahy swallow "a living cyst" - the young form of a beef tapeworm.