phyllidium

noun
phyl·lid·i·um | \fə̇ˈlidēəm\
plural phyllidia\-ēə \

Definition of phyllidium 

: any of two or four complex muscular usually leaf-shaped or cuplike outgrowths from the lateral wall of the scolex of some tapeworms

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New Latin, from phyll- + -idium

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