Paramphistomatidae

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paramphistomatidae

A family of flukes of the class trematoda found in the intestinal tract and liver of animals and man. Some of the genera are homalagaster, gastrodiscus, paramphistomum, watsonius, nilocotyle, gigantocotyle, gastrothylax, macropotrema, ceylonocotyle, zygocotyle, cotylophoron, and calicophoron.