cli·nos·to·mum | \ klīˈnästəməm\
Definition of clinostomum
1 capitalized : a genus of digenetic trematodes occurring as adults in the mouth and esophagus of fish-eating birds and as metacercaria encysting in the muscles of various fishes and other aquatic vertebrates
2 plural clinostoma\ -mə\ : any worm of the genus Clinostomum especially : yellow grub
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