Skip to Content

Pseudamphistomum

Pronunciation: su'dam-fis'to-mum

Definition: A genus of digenetic flukes of the family Opisthorchiidae; Pseudamphistomum truncatum is a species that infects the bile ducts of the dog and cat (rarely of humans) in Europe and India.

[pseud- + G. amphi, two-sided, + stoma, mouth]

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