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proglottid

[ prō-glŏtĭd ]
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n. pl. pro•glot•tids
One of the segments of a tapeworm, containing both male and female reproductive organs.proglottis
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How to use proglottid in a sentence

  • In the Hunterian collection there is a proglottid showing twenty-two sexual orifices.

    Parasites|T. Spencer Cobbold
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