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Medical Term:

Paramphistomatidae

Pronunciation: par'am-fis'to-mat'i-de

Definition: A family of parasitic trematodes characterized by large fleshy bodies with a large posterior sucker; included are the genera Paramphistomum, Gastrodiscoides, and Watsonius.

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