"Acanthocephala" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings)
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A phylum of parasitic worms, closely related to tapeworms and containing two genera: Moniliformis, which sometimes infects man, and Macracanthorhynchus, which infects swine.
- Thorny-Headed Worms
- Thorny Headed Worms
- Thorny-Headed Worm
- Worm, Thorny-Headed
- Worms, Thorny-Headed
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