Diphyllidea

plural noun
Di·​phyl·​lid·​ea | \ ˌdīfəˈlidēə \

Definition of Diphyllidea

: 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

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History and Etymology for Diphyllidea

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 25 Jun. 2022.

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