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


the class comprising the trematodes.

Origin of Trematoda

From New Latin; see origin at trematode Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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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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