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\ɒptˈiːsɪs], \ɒptˈiːsɪs], \ɒ_p_t_ˈiː_s_ɪ_s]\
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1846 - Medical lexicon: a dictionary of medical science
By Robley Dunglison

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Hymenolepis

  • 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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