plural noun
Strig·​e·​ata | \ ˌstrijēˈätə, -ˈātə \

Definition of Strigeata

in some classifications
: a suborder of Prosostomata comprising digenetic trematode worms parasitic as adults in the blood or intestines of vertebrates and including such medically important forms as the schistosomes

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History and Etymology for Strigeata

New Latin, from Strigea, genus of trematodes + -ata

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“Strigeata.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Nov. 2020.

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