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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File:<b>Echinococcus</b> Life Cycle
File:Echinococcus Life Cycle


<b>Echinococcus</b> granulosus
Echinococcus granulosus

<b>Echinococcus</b> multilocularis in
Echinococcus multilocularis in

<b>Echinococcus</b> granulosus map
Echinococcus granulosus map

<b>Echinococcus</b> granulosus
Echinococcus granulosus

<b>Echinococcus</b> granulosus
Echinococcus granulosus

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

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