Skip to Content

Porocephalus

Pronunciation: po'ro-sef'a-lus

Definition: A genus of tongue worms of the family Porocephalidae, of which the adult worms or larvae cause porocephaliasis in a number of animal species, including humans.

[G. poros, pore, + kephale, head]

Further information

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.

© Copyright 2018 Wolters Kluwer. All Rights Reserved. Review date: Sep 19, 2016.

Hide