Acanthocephalus


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Acanthocephalus

/Acan·tho·ceph·a·lus/ (-sef´ah-lus) a genus of parasitic worms (phylum Acanthocephala).

Acanthocephalus

a genus of thorny-headed worms of the family Echinorhynchinae. Includes A. jacksoni (in trout).
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