distoma definition

  • noun:
    • A genus of parasitic, trematode worms, having two suckers for connecting on their own to your component they infest. See 1st fluke, 2.
    • the conventional and leading genus associated with the family Distomid√¶; a genus of trematoid or suctorial parasitic worms, or flukes, of which D. hepaticum, the liver-fluke, is the best-known.
    • [lowercase] An animal belonging to this genus.
    • just like Distomus
    • A genus of parasitic, trematode worms, having two suckers for attaching themselves to the part they infest. See 1st fluke, 2.
    • the conventional and leading genus of the family members Distomid√¶; a genus of trematoid or suctorial parasitic worms, or flukes, that D. hepaticum, the liver-fluke, may be the best-known.
    • [lowercase] An animal belonging to this genus.
    • Same as Distomus
    • A genus of parasitic, trematode worms, having two suckers for affixing themselves into component they infest. See 1st fluke, 2.
    • The typical and leading genus of this family Distomid√¶; a genus of trematoid or suctorial parasitic worms, or flukes, of which D. hepaticum, the liver-fluke, is the best-known.
    • [lowercase] An animal owned by this genus.
    • just like Distomus

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