Phocanema | definition of Phocanema by Medical dictionary
a genus of nematodes in the family Anisakidae. This genus parasitizes codfish and may be transmitted to humans who eat the fish,
found in the South American sealion and fur seals.
References in periodicals archive
Nematodes of genera Anisakis Dujardin, 1845 & Phocanema
Myers, 1954 in relation with gastric ulcer in a South American sea lion, Otaria byronia.
Mastigonema stenellae, Pharurus payais, Phocanema