Dicrocoelium

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Dicrocoelium

 [dik″ro-se´le-um]
a genus of flukes. D. dendri´ticum is a liver fluke parasitic in domestic animals and occasionally humans.
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Dicrocoelium

(dīk'rō-sē'lē-ŭm),
A genus of digenetic trematodes inhabiting the bile ducts and gallbladder of herbivores. The species Dicrocoelium dentriticum (lancet fluke) is rarely found in humans but is an important parasite of sheep in some localities.
[G. dikroos, forked, + koilia, belly]
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Dic·ro·coe·li·um

(dik'rō-sē'lē-ŭm)
A genus of digenetic trematodes inhabiting the biliary tract of herbivores. The lancet fluke, D. dentriticum, is rarely found in humans but is an important parasite of sheep.
[G. dikroos, forked, + koilia, belly]
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