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n :  a large genus of armed cyclophyllidean tapeworms (family Davaineidae) of which the adults are parasitic in birds, rodents, or rarely humans and the larvae are parasitic in various insects
Rail•liet, Louis-Joseph Alcide (1852-1930),
French veterinarian. Railliet was a professor of veterinary science, a naturalist, and a noted helminthologist. He is considered by some a founder of parasitology. He was the author of several works on parasitic diseases in animals. The genus Raillietina was named in his honor in 1920.

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