We're working on a new site. Click here to get a sneak preview.
Medical Dictionary


noun bo·thrid·i·um \bō-ˈthrid-ē-əm\
plural -ia \-ē-ə\ or bo·thrid·i·ums

Medical Definition of BOTHRIDIUM

:  one of the outgrowths from the head of tapeworms especially of the order Tetraphyllidea that act as holdfasts


How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears