Trog·lo·tre·ma .träg-lə-'trē-mə n a genus that is the type genus of the family Troglotrematidae and includes small spiny egg-shaped digenetic trematodes including one (T. salmincola) that transmits the causative agent of salmon poisoning

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Trog·lo·tre·ma (trog″lo-treґmə) Nanophyetus.

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  • troglotrema — trog·lo·tre·ma …   English syllables

  • troglotrema — ˌträglə.ˈtrēmə noun Usage: capitalized Etymology: New Latin, from troglo + trema : a genus (the type of the family Troglotrematidae) of small spiny egg shaped digenetic trematodes including a worm (T. salmincola) responsible for salmon poisoning… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Troglotrema salmincola — SYN: Nanophyetus salmincola …   Medical dictionary

  • Nanophyetus salmincola — Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia Subkingdom: Eumetazoa (unranked) …   Wikipedia

  • troglotrematidae — ˌträglətrə̇ˈmad.əˌdē noun plural Usage: capitalized Etymology: New Latin, from Troglotrema, type genus + idae : a small family of trematode worms that are parasitic for the most part in mammals see paragonimus, troglotrema …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Nanophyetus salmincola — A digenetic fish borne fluke (family Nanophyetidae) of dogs and other fish eating mammals; the vector of Neorickettsia helmintheca, the agent of salmon poisoning. SYN: Troglotrema salmincola …   Medical dictionary

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  • Troglotrematidae — Trog·lo·tre·mat·i·dae .träg lə trə mat ə .dē n pl a small family of trematode worms that are parasitic chiefly in mammals see PARAGONIMUS, TROGLOTREMA * * * Trog·lo·tre·ma·ti·dae (trog″lo tre matґĭ de) a family of trematodes that… …   Medical dictionary

  • Goniobasis — Go·nio·ba·sis (go″ne o baґsis) a genus of small fresh water snails of the family Pleuroceridae. G. siliґcula is a species found in the northwestern United States that acts as a host for the fluke Troglotrema salmincola …   Medical dictionary

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