A genus of very small TAPEWORMS, in the family Taeniidae. The adult form is found in various carnivora but not humans. The larval form is seen in humans under certain epidemiologic circumstances.


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life cycle of <b>Echinococcus</b>

life cycle of Echinococcus
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<b>Echinococcus</b> granulosus

Echinococcus granulosus
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<b>Echinococcus</b> multilocularis

Echinococcus multilocularis
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<b>Echinococcus</b> granulosus

Echinococcus granulosus
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Life cycle of <b>Echinococcus</b>.

Life cycle of Echinococcus.
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<b>Echinococcus</b> granulosus adult

Echinococcus granulosus adult
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An image of an <b>Echinococcus</b>

An image of an Echinococcus
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<b>Echinococcus</b> granulosus

Echinococcus granulosus
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Symptoms and diagnosis

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