Dilepididae

plural noun Dil·e·pid·i·dae \ˌdiləˈpidəˌdē\

Definition of Dilepididae

  1. :  a family of cyclophyllidean tapeworms having a hooked rostellum and unarmed suckers and including a number of common parasites of birds and mammals

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Origin and Etymology of dilepididae

New Latin, from Dilepid-, Dilepis, type genus (from di- + -lepis) + -idae


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