Amphistomata

noun plural
Am·​phi·​sto·​ma·​ta | \ ˌam(p)-fi-ˈstō-mət-ə How to pronounce Amphistomata (audio) \

Medical Definition of Amphistomata

in some classifications
: a suborder of the subclass Digenea comprising digenetic trematodes somewhat conical in form with a highly developed posterior acetabulum — compare gastrodiscoides, paramphistomum, watsonius

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“Amphistomata.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Amphistomata. Accessed 17 Jan. 2021.

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