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Medical Term:

Nanophyetus salmincola

Pronunciation: na-no'fi-e-tus sal-min'ko-la

Definition: A digenetic fish-borne fluke (family Nanophyetidae) of dogs and other fish-eating mammals; the vector of Neorickettsia helmintheca, the agent of salmon poisoning.

Synonym(s): Troglotrema salmincola

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