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any of various trematodes (esp. Clonorchis sinensis) that in the adult stage live as parasites in the liver of various vertebrates, including humans
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nounThe American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
- Any of several parasitic trematode worms, especially Clonorchis sinensis, that infest the liver of various animals, including humans.
- Infestation with such parasitic worms. Also called rot.