plural noun
Ceph·​a·​li·​na | \ ˌsefəˈlīnə, -lē- \

Definition of Cephalina

: a tribe of gregarines comprising forms with septate trophozoites that do not undergo schizogony and are inhabitants of the alimentary tract of arthropods and other invertebrates

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Other Words from Cephalina

cephaline \ ˈsefəˌlīn , -​ēn \ adjective

History and Etymology for Cephalina

New Latin, from cephal- + -ina

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“Cephalina.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Cephalina. Accessed 25 Feb. 2021.

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