Paragonimus

[ păr′ə-gŏnə-məs ]

n.

A genus of lung flukes parasitic in humans and other mammals that feed upon crustaceans.

Nearby words

  1. pistole,
  2. pistoleer,
  3. pistolero,
  4. pistolier,
  5. pistology,
  6. piston engine,
  7. piston pin,
  8. piston ring,
  9. piston rod,
  10. piston slap


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