Trypanorhyncha

plural noun Trypano·rhyn·cha \ trə̇ˌpanəˈriŋkə , ˌtripənōˈr- \

Definition of Trypanorhyncha

:an order of Cestoda comprising tapeworms parasitic in elasmobranch fishes and distinguished by a scolex with two or four bothridia and four spiny retractile tentacles for attachment to the host

trypanorhynchan

adjective or noun

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Origin and Etymology of trypanorhyncha

New Latin, from trypan- + Greek rhynchos snout


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