Medical Dictionary

acanthocephalan

noun acan·tho·ceph·a·lan \-lən\

Medical Definition of ACANTHOCEPHALAN

:  any of the phylum Acanthocephala of unsegmented parasitic worms—called also spiny-headed worm
acanthocephalan adjective

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