Strigeata

plural noun

Strig·​e·​ata
ˌstrijēˈätə,
-ˈātə
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

Word History

Etymology

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

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“Strigeata.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Strigeata. Accessed 21 Jun. 2024.

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