strobila

noun
stro·bi·la | \strō-ˈbī-lə, ˈstrō-bə-\
plural strobilae\strō-ˈbī-(ˌ)lē, ˈstrō-bə- \

Definition of strobila 

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

First Known Use of strobila

circa 1864, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for strobila

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

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strobila

noun
stro·bi·la | \strō-ˈbī-lə, ˈstrō-bə- \
plural strobilae\-(ˌ)lē \

Medical Definition of strobila 

: a linear series of similar animal structures (as the segmented body of a tapeworm) produced by budding

Other Words from strobila

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

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