Multiceps multiceps


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Mul·ti·ceps mul·'ti·ceps

a species the mature form of which occurs in the intestines of dogs; the coenurus develops in the brains of herbivorous animals, especially sheep; the cyst is often called Coenurus cerebralis.

Multiceps multiceps

An older term for Taenia multiceps.
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Gid--A disease of sheep and goats, but rarely of cattle, which is caused by the gid bladderworm (Coenurus cerebralis) or the larval stage of Multiceps multiceps, a tapeworm of dogs.

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