A genus of opisthorchid fish-borne flukes parasitic in the gallbladder of fish-eating mammals and birds, common in north temperate regions. Metorchis conjunctus is a species that occurs in dogs and cats, and occasionally in humans, in North America.
[G. meta, behind, + orchis, testicle]
a genus of flukes (digenetic trematodes) parasitic in the gallbladder and bile ducts, members of the family Opisthorchiidae.
found in dogs, cats, fox, gray seal; also in birds and humans.
found in cat, dog, mink, raccoon, fox.