\nˈɛktandɹə sˈɪmbɑːɹəm], \nˈɛktandɹə sˈɪmbɑːɹəm], \n_ˈɛ_k_t_a_n_d_ɹ_ə s_ˈɪ_m_b_ɑː_ɹ_ə_m]\
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1846 - Medical lexicon: a dictionary of medical science
By Robley Dunglison

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  • A genus of small tapeworms birds and mammals. A genus of Cestoda or tapeworms. A cestode worm order Cyclophyllideae, family Hymenolepinidae, genus Hymenolepis. includes several genera, such as H. Diminuta, occasionally infesting children, and Nana, or the dwarf tapeworm of children. Flavopuncta. See Taenia flavopuncta, under tenia.
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