proglottis

noun
pro·​glot·​tis | \ (ˌ)prō-ˈglä-təs How to pronounce proglottis (audio) \
plural proglottides\ (ˌ)prō-​ˈglä-​tə-​ˌdēz How to pronounce proglottides (audio) \

Definition of proglottis

First Known Use of proglottis

1855, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for proglottis

New Latin proglottid-, proglottis, from Greek proglōttis tip of the tongue, from pro- + glōtta tongue — more at gloss

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proglottis

noun
pro·​glot·​tis | \ (ˈ)prō-ˈglät-əs How to pronounce proglottis (audio) \
plural proglottides\ -​ˈglät-​ə-​ˌdēz How to pronounce proglottides (audio) \

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