cestode definition

  • noun:
    • Any of different parasitic flatworms regarding the course Cestoda, such as the tapeworms, having a lengthy flat human body designed with a specialized organ of accessory at one end.
    • some of different parasitic tapeworms of the class Cestoda
    • Any of different parasitic flatworms of course Cestoda, such as the tapeworms, having a long level human anatomy built with a specialized organ of attachment at one end.
    • Same as cestoid.
    • some of numerous parasitic tapeworms associated with course Cestoda
    • ribbonlike flatworms that are parasitic in the intestines of humans and other vertebrates
    • Same as cestoid.
    • ribbonlike flatworms which are parasitic into the intestines of humans as well as other vertebrates
  • adjective:
    • Of, regarding, or belonging to the class Cestoda.
    • Of or characteristic of these animals
    • Of or related to the Cestoidea.
    • Of, relating to, or of the course Cestoda.
    • Of or characteristic of these creatures
    • Of or regarding the Cestoidea.

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