proglottid

[ prō-glŏtĭd ]

n. pl. pro•glot•tids

One of the segments of a tapeworm, containing both male and female reproductive organs.proglottis

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Example sentences from the Web for proglottid

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

    Parasites|T. Spencer Cobbold