from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Plural of echinococcus.

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  • n. Plural form of echinococcus.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Plural of echinococcus.


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  • The deception was possibly due to the presence of loose and shaggy membrane attached to the endocardial lining of the heart, or in some cases to echinococci or trichine.

    Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine


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