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platyhelminth

[plat-i-hel-minth] /ˌplæt ɪˈhɛl mɪnθ/
noun
1.
any worm of the phylum Platyhelminthes; a flatworm.
Origin
1875-1880
1875-80; < Neo-Latin Platyhelmintha flatworm. See platy-, helminth
Related forms
platyhelminthic, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for platyhelminthic

platyhelminth

/ˌplætɪˈhɛlmɪnθ/
noun
1.
any invertebrate of the phylum Platyhelminthes (the flatworms)
Derived Forms
platyhelminthic, adjective
Word Origin
C19: from New Latin Platyhelmintha flatworm, from platy- + Greek helmins worm
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platyhelminthic in Medicine

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

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platyhelminthic in Science
platyhelminth
  (plāt'ĭ-hěl'mĭnth)   
See flatworm.
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