Pronunciation: gas'tro-dis-koy'dez hom'i-nis
A species of trematode sometimes found in the intestinal canals of humans in India, Southeast Asia, and China; its normal host is the pig.
Synonym(s): Gastrodiscus hominis
[gastro- + G. diskos, disk; L. homo, gen. hominis, man]
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Examples: glitazone, GI cocktail, etc.