plural noun

: an order of Cestoda comprising tapeworms with two bothria on the scolex and dorsal and ventral rostellar hooks and including only a few parasites of elasmobranch fishes

Word History


New Latin, from di- + phyll- + -idea

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“Diphyllidea.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Diphyllidea. Accessed 28 Feb. 2024.

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