Diphyllobothrium latum

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Diphyllobothrium latum

[dī‚fil·ō′bäth·rē·əm ′lād·əm]
(invertebrate zoology)
A large tapeworm that infects humans, dogs, and cats; causes anemia and disorders of the nervous and digestive systems in humans.
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Studies on Dibothriocephalus latus, with special reference to the second intermediate host in Japan [in German].