Trematoda

Trematoda

[trem-uh-toh-duh, tree-muh-]
noun
the class comprising the trematodes.

Origin:
< Neo-Latin; see trematode

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Trematoda Trem·a·to·da (trěm'ə-tō'də)
n.
A class of flatworms of the phylum Platyhelminthes, including both external and internal parasites of animal hosts, that have a thick outer cuticle and one or more suckers or hooks for attaching to host tissue; the flukes.

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