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Synonyms for tapeworm

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

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Pacific broad tapeworm Adenocephalus pacificus as a causative agent of globally reemerging diphyllobothriosis.
High morphological plasticity and global geographical distribution of 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.
By the mid-19th century, infection with the Japanese broad tapeworm was known to be contracted by eating salmon (Figure 1) and was considered to be infection with D.