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Medical Term:

Stamnosoma

Pronunciation: stam'no-so'ma

Definition: A genus of flukes of the family Heterophyidae, identical with Centrocestus. Two species, Stamnosoma armatum and Stamnosoma formosanum, have been described as sometimes infecting humans.

[G. stamnos, a jar, + soma, body]

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