GUINEA WORM SPECIMEN

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Description

Guinea worms are thin, thread-like parasites. Inside the human body they can grow up to 3 feet long (one meter) before emerging through the skin.

Source

The Carter Center Office of Public Information, Health Programs
453 Freedom Parkway, Atlanta, GA 30307
www.cartercenter.org

Citation

“GUINEA WORM SPECIMEN,” The Global Health Chronicles, accessed October 21, 2017, https://globalhealthchronicles.org/items/show/4917.