Cyclocoelidae

plural noun Cy·clo·coe·li·dae

Definition of Cyclocoelidae

:a family of flattened digenetic trematodes that are parasites in the respiratory organs of birds and that have no oral and often no ventral sucker, an anterior mouth, and intestinal ceca fused posteriorly

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Origin and Etymology of cyclocoelidae

New Latin, from Cyclocoelum, type genus (from cycl- + -coelum, neuter of -coelus -coelous) + -idae


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