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Search Results for: flatworm

Flatworm

Definition noun, plural: flatworms Any of the worms (e.g. tapeworms, trematodes, planarians, etc.) belonging to the phylum... Read More

Fluke

Definition noun, plural: flukes (1) (ichthyology) Summer flounder, Paralichthys dentatus (a flatfish) (2) (cetology) Either... Read More

Turbellaria

Definition noun A taxonomic class belonging to the phylum Platyhelminthes (flatworms) characterized by having a body... Read More

Trematoda

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

Trematode

Definition noun, plural: trematodes A common name for the species belonging to the Class Trematoda, which is characterized... Read More

Cestode

Definition noun, plural: cestodes A common name for the species belonging to the class Cestoda Supplement Phylum... Read More

Cirrus

Definition noun, plural: cirri (botany) A tendril or clasper or similar part. (zoology) (1) A bundle or tuft of cilia... Read More

Nematode

Definition noun, plural: nematodes An unsegmented worm belonging to the phylum Nematoda; also called... Read More

Coelom

Definition noun, plural: coeloms (1) A fluid-filled body cavity formed from the splitting of lateral plate mesoderm during... Read More

Schistosoma

Definition noun (taxonomy) A genus of the Phylum Platyhelminthes that is comprised of parasitic... Read More

Tapeworm

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

Acoelomate

Definition noun, plural: acoelomates An animal without a coelom Supplement Animals may be categorized according to the form... Read More

Nematoda

Definition noun (taxonomy) A phylum comprised of roundworms characterized mainly by their smooth, cylindrical, thread-like... Read More

Cestoda

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

Helminthology

Definition noun A branch of zoology that particularly deals with the helminths, particularly the parasitic... Read More