Schistocephalus

noun
Schis·​to·​ceph·​a·​lus | \ˌshistəˈsefələs sometimes ˌski-\

Definition of Schistocephalus 

: a genus of tapeworms closely related to and resembling those of the genus Ligula in appearance and behavior

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History and Etymology for Schistocephalus

New Latin, from schisto- + -cephalus

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