Amphilina

noun Am·phil·i·na \ amˈfilənə \

Definition of Amphilina

:a genus (the type of the family Amphilinidae) comprising the cestodarian worms with flat leaflike body and an anterior extensible proboscis — compare gyrocotyle

amphilinid

\-nėd, -ˌnid\ adjective or noun

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Origin and Etymology of amphilina

New Latin, from Greek amphilinos bound with flaxen thongs


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