strobila

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noun stro·bi·la \strō-ˈbī-lə, ˈstrō-bə-\

Definition of strobila

plural

strobilae

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  1. :  a linear series of similar animal structures (such as the proglottids of a tapeworm) produced by budding

Origin and Etymology of strobila

New Latin, from Greek strobilē plug of lint shaped like a pinecone, from strobilos pinecone


First Known Use: circa 1864


Medical Dictionary

strobila

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noun stro·bi·la \strō-ˈbī-lə, ˈstrō-bə-\

Medical Definition of strobila

plural

strobilae

\-(ˌ)lē\play play
  1. :  a linear series of similar animal structures (as the segmented body of a tapeworm) produced by budding

strobilar

\-ˈbī-lər; -bə-lər, -ˌlär\play play adjective

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