cestoid

[ses-toid]

adjective

Zoology. (of worms) ribbonlike.

noun


Origin of cestoid

From the New Latin word cestoīdēs, dating back to 1830–40. See cestus1, -oid
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British Dictionary definitions for cestoid

cestoid

adjective

(esp of tapeworms and similar animals) ribbon-like in form
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