proglottis

noun pro·glot·tis \ (ˌ)prō-ˈglä-təs \

Definition of proglottis

plural proglottides play \(ˌ)prō-ˈglä-tə-ˌdēz\

Origin and Etymology of 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 \

medical Definition of proglottis

plural proglottides play \-ˈglät-ə-ˌdēz\

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