anapolysis

noun
ana·pol·y·sis | \ˌanəˈpäləsə̇s\
plural anapolyses\-əˌsēz \

Definition of anapolysis 

: the retention of ripe proglottids throughout life (as in most pseudophyllidean tapeworms) — compare apolysis

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Other Words from anapolysis

anapolytic \(ˈ)a¦napə¦litik, ¦anəp- \ adjective

First Known Use of anapolysis

1951, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for anapolysis

New Latin, from an- + apolysis

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