cestode

noun
ces·​tode | \ ˈse-ˌstōd How to pronounce cestode (audio) \

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cestode adjective

First Known Use of cestode

circa 1890, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for cestode

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

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The first known use of cestode was circa 1890

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“Cestode.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cestode. Accessed 23 Feb. 2020.

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cestode

noun
ces·​tode | \ ˈses-ˌtōd How to pronounce cestode (audio) \

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Other Words from cestode

cestode adjective

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