plural noun
Eu·​co·​tyl·​i·​dae | \ ˌyükəˈtiləˌdē \

Definition of Eucotylidae

: a family of digenetic trematode worms including numerous parasites of the kidneys and ureters of gallinaceous birds

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History and Etymology for Eucotylidae

New Latin, from Eucotyle, type genus (from eu- + Greek kotylē cup, anything hollow) + -idae

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“Eucotylidae.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 9 Aug. 2020.

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