TITLE

pentastomiasis

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1621
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the medical term "pentastomiasis" is presented. This term denotes an infection with certain genera of the tongue worm, Pentastomida. Their larval forms have been usually found in animals but there have been reports of their presence in humans. The definition is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary," published by F.A. Davis Co.The pronunciation of the term is also provided.
ACCESSION #
21239903

 

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