platyhelminth definition

  • noun:
    • identify flatworm.
    • Any flatworm regarding the phylum Platyhelminthes
    • [⟨ NL. Platyhelmintha.] An associate of this Platyhelmintha, in almost any good sense; a flatworm, as a cestoid, trematoid, turbellarian, or nemertean.
    • parasitic or free-living worms having a flattened body

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