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- n. A food-borne parasitic infection caused by the lung fluke, most commonly Paragonimus westermani, in humans usually spread by ingestion of raw or undercooked freshwater crabs or crayfishes.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A general term including all infections (cerebral as well as pulmonary) with lung-flukes (genus Paragonimus), such as pulmonary distomatosis or parasitic hemoptysis in man.
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