platyhelminthic

platyhelminth

[plat-i-hel-minth]
noun
any worm of the phylum Platyhelminthes; a flatworm.

Origin:
1875–80; < Neo-Latin Platyhelmintha flatworm. See platy-, helminth

platyhelminthic, adjective
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platyhelminth (ˌplætɪˈhɛlmɪnθ)
 
n
any invertebrate of the phylum Platyhelminthes (the flatworms)
 
[C19: from New Latin Platyhelmintha flatworm, from platy- + Greek helmins worm]
 
platyhel'minthic
 
adj

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platyhelminth plat·y·hel·minth (plāt'ĭ-hěl'mĭnth)
n.
See flatworm.

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platyhelminth   (plāt'ĭ-hěl'mĭnth)  Pronunciation Key 
See flatworm.
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