spirometra mansonoides

Spi·ro·me·tra man·so·noi·'des

a species of pseudophyllid tapeworms from North America, with larva (sparganum) that may be a cause of sparganosis of humans in Florida and the Gulf of Mexico states.

spirometra mansonoides

Species occasionally found in the U.S. in larval form.
See also: spirometra
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En una de las escasas evaluaciones parasitologicas realizadas en el Peru, se ha mencionado la presencia del cestodo Spirometra mansonoides en A.