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Medical Term:

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]

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