Definition: 'Taenia Ovis'
Taenia ovisType: Term
1. a tapeworm of dogs and foxes the larval form of which is found in the muscles of sheep; heavy larval infections in sheep can have severe economic consequences due to condemnation of carcasses at meat inspection.
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