Porocephalus

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Porocephalus

(pō'rō-sef'ă-lŭs),
A genus of tongue worms of the family Porocephalidae, of which the adult worms or larvae cause porocephaliasis in a number of animal species, including humans.
[G. poros, pore, + kephalē, head]
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Porocephalus

(po?ro-sef'a-lus)
a genus of helminthoid arthropods. The species parasitic in humans have been assigned to other genera.
See: Armillifer
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