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Definition of Taenia solium

Taenia solium: A tapeworm that can parasitize people and can be contracted from undercooked or infested pork. Also known as the armed tapeworm, the pork tapeworm, and the measly tapeworm.

Source: MedTerms™ Medical Dictionary
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Last Editorial Review: 3/19/2012

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