Dicrocoelium

Dicrocoelium
A genus of digenetic trematodes inhabiting the bile ducts and gallbladder of herbivores. The species D. dentriticum (lancet fluke) is rarely found in humans, but is an important parasite of sheep in some localities. [G. dikroos, forked, + koilia, belly]

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Di·cro·coe·li·um .dī-krə-'sē-lē-əm n a widely distributed genus that is the type of the family Dicrocoeliidae and that includes small lanceolate digenetic trematodes infesting the livers of ruminants or occas. other mammals including humans see LANCET FLUKE

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Dic·ro·coe·li·um (dik″ro-seґle-əm) [Gr. dikroos forked + koilia bowel] a genus of trematodes of the family Dicrocoeliidae.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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