Bothriocephalus Both·ri·o·ceph·a·lus (bŏth'rē-ō-sěf'ə-ləs)
A genus of tapeworms with both plerocercoid and adult stages in fishes.
For this reason, the prognosis of megaloblastic anæmia, apart from the group of bothriocephalus anæmia, is exceedingly bad.
The symptoms occasioned by bothriocephalus latus do not differ materially from those produced by other tapeworms.
There are many species of bothriocephalus, which in the adult condition mainly live in fishes.
There is yet another tape-worm harboured by man, the Tnia lata, better known under the name of bothriocephalus.
In Geneva, according to Odier, almost a fourth part of all the inhabitants suffer from bothriocephalus.
This is the most usual arrangement, and is even found in many species of bothriocephalus.
As in many infectious diseases, individuals react quite differently to the presence of the bothriocephalus.
Stage with embryonic epidermis either ciliated (bothriocephalus, etc.) or still enclosed in the egg-shell.
They are the Tnia saginata, Tnia solium, and bothriocephalus latus.
The bothriocephalus anæmias, which in general as is well-known offer a good prognosis, by no means contradict this view.