Trematoda

[ trem-uh-toh-duh, tree-muh- ]
/ ˌtrɛm əˈtoʊ də, ˌtri mə- /
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noun

the class comprising the trematodes.

Origin of Trematoda

From New Latin; see origin at trematode

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Trematoda

[ trĕm′ə-tōdə ]

n.

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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