measly pork

measly pork

A term of waning use for pork infested by Taenia solium cysticerci.
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The intermediate hosts are affected by metacestodes or bladder worms like Coenurous cerebralis affecting central nervous system, Cysticercus bovis as measly beef, Cysticercus cellulosae as measly pork, hydatid cysts of Echinococcus granulosus chiefly affects lungs and liver of a number of animal species.
Picture it, you're in London so you've is, probably fought your way through the stinking tube or sat in traffic for three hours only to be hit with one measly pork bun.
Infected pork is sometimes called "measly pork" because you can see the cysts, which are off-white and look like large roe (fish eggs).