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, coenuris (se-nyū'ris),
A tapeworm cysticercus with multiple inverted scoleces attached to the inner germinative layer; produced by taeniid cestodes of the genus Multiceps, typically found in the brain or tissues of herbivores and the adult worm in the intestine of wolves, dogs, or other canids; rare cases of cenuris infections in humans have been reported.
[G. kenos, empty, + G. uris, tail]
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