cestode

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noun ces·tode \ˈses-ˌtōd\

Definition of cestode

cestode

adjective

Origin and Etymology of cestode

New Latin Cestoda, taxonomic group comprising tapeworms, ultimately from Greek kestos girdle


First Known Use: circa 1890


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cestode

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noun ces·tode \ˈses-ˌtōd\

Medical Definition of cestode

cestode

adjective

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