Strigeidae

plural noun Stri·ge·i·dae \ strə̇ˈjēə , \

Definition of Strigeidae

: a family of digenetic trematodes having the anterior end flattened or cuplike and the posterior end cylindrical and including various parasites of mammals and birds — see alaria

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Origin and Etymology of strigeidae

New Latin, from Strigea, type genus (probably from striga bristle) + -idae


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