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"Health-care costs in this country are a tapeworm of American business," he continued.Warren Buffett Slams Debt Ceiling Drama as "Damn Dumb"|CNBC|September 20, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Nuts are free from trichinae, tapeworm and other parasites, as well as the infections due to specific disease.
It is also used medicinally as an anthelmintic and has been successfully used in cases of tapeworm.
The natives take a decoction of kousso once a month as a cure for the tapeworm.The Human Race|Louis Figuier
He was emaciated, seemed to suffer from malarial fever, then prevalent in the place, and from the presence of tapeworm.Vestiges of the Mayas|Augustus Le Plongeon
By wine-glassfuls, fasting, until it excites slight nausea; as a vermifuge, more particularly for tapeworm.
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A worm with a long, flat body that can live in the human intestines as a parasite. Infestation with a tapeworm usually occurs as the result of eating raw meat or fish that contains the immature form of the worm.