Amphilina

noun
Am·​phil·​i·​na | \amˈfilənə\

Definition of Amphilina 

: a genus (the type of the family Amphilinidae) comprising the cestodarian worms with flat leaflike body and an anterior extensible proboscis — compare gyrocotyle

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Other Words from Amphilina

amphilinid \ -​nėd, -​ˌnid \ adjective or noun

First Known Use of Amphilina

1875, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Amphilina

New Latin, from Greek amphilinos bound with flaxen thongs

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