Definition of Caryophyllaeidae
: a family that contains monozootic tapeworms infesting the intestine of fishes and that is placed in the Pseudophyllidea or with related forms in a separate order
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Origin and Etymology of caryophyllaeidae
New Latin, from Caryophyllaeus, type genus (alteration of Caryophyllus, from cary- + -phyllus -phyllous) + -idae
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