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Platyhelminthes

[plat-ee-hel-min-theez] /ˌplæt i hɛlˈmɪn θiz/
noun
1.
a phylum of worms having bilateral symmetry and a soft, usually flattened body, comprising the flatworms.
Origin
1900-1905
1900-05; < New Latin (plural); see platyhelminth
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Platyhelminthes Plat·y·hel·min·thes (plāt'ĭ-hěl-mĭn'thēz)
n.
A phylum of flatworms having a flat, bilaterally symmetric body and no body cavity and including the tapeworms and flukes.

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