sarcocystis suihominis

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Sarcocystis suihominis Sarcocystis su·i·hom·i·nis (sōō'ē-hŏm'ə-nĭs)
A widespread protozoan that causes intestinal infections in humans who have eaten pork from pigs that have become infected by contact with contaminated human feces.

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