[liv-er] /ˈlɪv ər/

any of various trematodes, as Fasciola hepatica, parasitic in the liver and bile ducts of domestic animals and humans.
any of various parasitic flatworms, esp Fasciola hepatica, that inhabit the bile ducts of sheep, cattle, etc, and have a complex life cycle: class Digenea See also trematode


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