diphyllobothriasis

[dī-fĭl′ō-bŏth-rīə-sĭs]

n.

Infection with the cestode tapeworm Diphyllobothrium latum resulting from ingestion of raw or inadequately cooked fish infected with the larva.

Nearby words

  1. diphthong,
  2. diphthongia,
  3. diphthongize,
  4. diphycercal,
  5. diphyletic,
  6. diphyllobothrium,
  7. diphyllous,
  8. diphyodont,
  9. dipivefrin hydrochloride,
  10. dipl.


The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.