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trematode

noun trem·a·tode \ˈtre-mə-ˌtōd\

Definition of TREMATODE

:  any of a class (Trematoda) of parasitic usually hermaphroditic flatworms including the flukes
trematode adjective

Origin of TREMATODE

ultimately from Greek trēmatōdēs pierced with holes, from trēmat-, trēma hole, from tetrainein to bore — more at throw
First Known Use: circa 1859
Medical Dictionary

trematode

noun trem·a·tode \ˈtrem-ə-ˌtōd\

Medical Definition of TREMATODE

:  any parasitic flatworm (as a liver fluke) of the class Trematoda
trematode adjective

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