Theromyzon tessulatum | definition of Theromyzon tessulatum by Medical dictionary
a small leech that normally parasitizes the nasal sinuses of geese, but which may migrate to the conjunctival sacs and cause keratoconjunctivitis.
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More recently, it has been shown that antisera directed against the same three peptides results have been detected in the central nervous system of the rhyonobdellid leech, Theromyzon tessulatum
(Salzet et al.