\pə͡ʊstpˈə͡ʊnta͡ɪl], \pə‍ʊstpˈə‍ʊnta‍ɪl], \p_əʊ_s_t_p_ˈəʊ_n_t_aɪ_l]\
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1920 - A practical medical dictionary.
By Stedman, Thomas Lathrop
1898 - American pocket medical dictionary
By Willam Alexander Newman Dorland

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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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