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liver fluke

[ liv-er ]
/ ˈlɪv ər /
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noun
any of various trematodes, as Fasciola hepatica, parasitic in the liver and bile ducts of domestic animals and humans.
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Origin of liver fluke

First recorded in 1785–95
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British Dictionary definitions for liver fluke

liver fluke

noun
any of various parasitic flatworms, esp Fasciola hepatica, that inhabit the bile ducts of sheep, cattle, etc, and have a complex life cycle: class DigeneaSee also trematode
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