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Synonyms for tapeworm

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

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Update on the human broad tapeworm (genus Diphyllobothrium), including clinical relevance.
To the Editor: Human diphyllobothriosis associated with the Pacific broad tapeworm Adenocephalus pacificus (syn.
Specific identification of most human infecting Diphyllobothrium tapeworms based on clinical material is virtually impossible (1,3); the only exception is identifying the Pacific broad tapeworm, D.
nov (Cestoda: Diphyllobothriidae)--revised identification of Japanese broad tapeworm. Shimane J Med Sci.