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triclad

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noun tri·clad \ˈtrī-ˌklad\

Definition of triclad

  1. :  any of an order (Tricladida) of turbellarian flatworms (as a planarian) having an intestine with one anterior and two posterior branches

triclad adjective


Origin of triclad

New Latin Tricladida, ultimately from tri- + Greek klados branch — more at clad-


First Known Use: 1888


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