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Medical Term:

Coenurus cerebralis


Definition: the coenurus larvae of the tapeworm Multiceps multiceps, found in the brain and spinal cord of sheep, goats, and other ruminants (a few have also been recorded in humans); adults are found in the intestine of dogs, foxes, coyotes, and jackals.

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