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  • n. A parasitic infection caused by the plerocercoid larvae of diphyllobothroid tapeworms in the genus Spirometra.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as spargosis.

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Examples

  • A disease called sparganosis, for example, is caused by a species of tapeworm that uses copepods as its intermediate host and matures inside a frog.

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  • This is the conclusion of a study published in the International Journal of Food Microbiology, which shows that people can catch certain diseases (trichinosis, pentastomiasis, gnathostomiasis and sparganosis) by eating the meat of reptiles such as crocodiles, turtles, lizards or snakes.

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  • International Journal of Food Microbiology, which shows that people can catch certain diseases (trichinosis, pentastomiasis, gnathostomiasis and sparganosis) by eating the meat of reptiles such as crocodiles, turtles, lizards or snakes.

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  • According to the study, people can also catch certain diseases (trichinosis, pentastomiasis, gnathostomiasis and sparganosis) by eating reptile meat.

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  • An invasive infection by a larval tapeworm, often of the eye, contracted by applying a poultice made of raw frog flesh.

    April 8, 2017