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cestode

noun ces·tode \ˈses-ˌtōd\

Definition of CESTODE

:  tapeworm
cestode adjective

Origin of CESTODE

New Latin Cestoda, taxonomic group comprising tapeworms, ultimately from Greek kestos girdle
First Known Use: circa 1890

cestode

noun ces·tode \ˈses-ˌtōd\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of CESTODE

cestode adjective

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