cestode

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


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cestode

noun ces·tode \ ˈses-ˌtōd \

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cestode

adjective

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