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liver fluke

[liv-er] /ˈlɪv ər/
noun
1.
any of various trematodes, as Fasciola hepatica, parasitic in the liver and bile ducts of domestic animals and humans.
Origin
1785-1795
1785-95
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British Dictionary definitions for liver-fluke

liver fluke

noun
1.
any of various parasitic flatworms, esp Fasciola hepatica, that inhabit the bile ducts of sheep, cattle, etc, and have a complex life cycle: class Digenea See also trematode
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