porocephaliasis

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po·ro·ceph·a·li·a·sis

(pō'rō-sef'ă-lī'ă-sis),
Infection with a species of the tongue worms Porocephalus.
Synonym(s): porocephalosis

porocephaliasis

A term of waning use for infection with Porocephalus spp, the parasitic tongue worms; see Porocephalus denticulatus.

porocephaliasis

, porocephalosis (pō″rō-sef″ă-lī′ă-sĭs) (pō″rō-sef″ă-lō′sĭs) [″ + kephale, head, + -iasis, state or condition of]
Infection with a species of Porocephalus.
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