strobila

noun stro·bi·la \ strō-ˈbī-lə , ˈstrō-bə- \
Updated on: 28 Feb 2018

Definition of strobila

plural strobilae play \strō-ˈbī-(ˌ)lē, ˈstrō-bə-\
: 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 pine cone, from strobilos pine cone


Medical Dictionary

strobila

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

medical Definition of strobila

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

strobilar

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

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