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Choanotaenia infundibulum

Pronunciation: ko-a'no-te'ne-a in'fun-dib'yu-lum

Definition: An important species of cosmopolitan tapeworm of fowl, occurring in the small intestine and transmitted by houseflies and stableflies; related to Dipylidium, the double-pored dog tapeworm.

[G. choane, a funnel, + L., fr. G. tainia, tapeworm]

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