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pentastomiasis

Pronunciation: pen'ta-sto-mi'a-sis

Definition: Infection of herbivorous animals, swine, and humans with larval tongue worms; lesions occur principally in the lymph nodes of the digestive tract, where they often resemble those caused by tuberculosis.

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