diphyllobothriasis

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diphyllobothriasis di·phyl·lo·both·ri·a·sis (dī-fĭl'ō-bŏth-rī'ə-sĭs)
n.
Infection with the cestode tapeworm Diphyllobothrium latum resulting from ingestion of raw or inadequately cooked fish infected with the larva.

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