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Dicrocoelium dendriticum (redirected from Dicrocoelium lanceolatum)
Dicrocoelium dendriticum (di?kro-sel'e-um den?drit'i-kum)
A species of liver flatworm that uses grazing animals (cattle, sheep) as its definitive host. Its intermediate hosts are snails and ants. It is an occasional cause of liver fluke infestation in humans. See: liver fluke
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Prevalencia o Fasciola hepatica, Dicrocoelium lanceolatum
and Linguatula denticulata in cattle livers condemned at pamiers Abattoir (Ariege, France).