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cenurosis

Pronunciation: sen′yū-rō′sis, sen-yū-rī′ă-sis

Definition: Disease produced by the presence of a cenuris cyst that, in sheep, causes a brain infection known as “gid” for the giddy gait induced in the infected animal; human cenurosis has been reported but is extremely unusual, in contrast with hydatid disease.

Synonym(s): coenurosis

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