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strobila

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noun stro·bi·la \strō-ˈbī-lə, ˈstrō-bə-\

Definition of strobila

plural stro·bi·laeplay \-(ˌ)lē\

  1. :  a linear series of similar animal structures (as the proglottids of a tapeworm) produced by budding



Origin of strobila

New Latin, from Greek strobilē plug of lint shaped like a pinecone, from strobilos pinecone


First Known Use: circa 1864


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strobila

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noun stro·bi·la \strō-ˈbī-lə, ˈstrō-bə-\

Medical Definition of strobila

plural stro·bi·lae \-(ˌ)lē\play play

  1. :  a linear series of similar animal structures (as the segmented body of a tapeworm) produced by budding

  2. stro·bi·lar \-ˈbī-lər; -bə-lər, -ˌlär\play play adjective




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