Trematoda

[trem-uh-toh-duh, tree-muh-]

Origin of Trematoda

From New Latin; see origin at trematode
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Trematoda

[trĕm′ə-tōdə]
n.
  1. A class of flatworms of the phylum Platyhelminthes, including both external and internal parasites of animal hosts, that have a thick outer cuticle and one or more suckers or hooks for attaching to host tissue; the flukes.
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