platyhelminth

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noun platy·hel·minth \ ˌpla-ti-ˈhel-ˌmin(t)th \

Definition of platyhelminth

platyhelminthic

play \-hel-ˈmin(t)-thik, -ˈmin-tik\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of platyhelminth

ultimately from Greek platys broad, flat + helminth-, helmis helminth


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platyhelminth

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noun platy·hel·minth \ ˌplat-i-ˈhel-ˌmin(t)th \

medical Definition of platyhelminth

:any worm of the phylum Platyhelminthes called also flatworm

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