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TAENIA SAGINATA

The beef tapeworm. The most general of the large tapeworms that parasitises people, contracted from infected raw or rare beef. Can grow to be 12-25 foots (3.6-7.5 m) long in the human intestine. Also known as the african tapeworm.
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