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Bothria

Bothria Plural of... Read More

Tapeworm

Definition noun, plural: tapeworms Any of the ribbon-like parasitic worms of the class Cestoda, characterized by possessing... Read More

Cestoda

Definition noun (taxonomy) A class of the phylum Platyhelminthes that is comprised of tapeworms Supplement The phylum... Read More

Diphyllobothrium latum

Definition noun Fish tapeworm that infests the intestine of its mamalian (including human) host Supplement Diphyllobothrium... Read More

Scolex

The scolex or "head" of a tapeworm. Attaches to the intestine of the definitive host. In some groups, the scolex is... Read More

Taenia

Definition noun A genus of the class Cestoda that is comprised of tapeworms that cause taeniasis and... Read More