Anoplocephalidae

noun plural
An·​op·​lo·​ce·​phal·​i·​dae | \ -se-ˈfal-ə-ˌdē How to pronounce Anoplocephalidae (audio) \

Medical Definition of Anoplocephalidae

: a family of taenioid tapeworms with unarmed scolices that live as adults in the intestines of various herbivores and pass their larval stages in some free-living mites

Other Words from Anoplocephalidae

anoplocephalid \ -​ˈsef-​ə-​ləd How to pronounce anoplocephalid (audio) \ adjective

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“Anoplocephalidae.” The Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Anoplocephalidae. Accessed 16 December 2019.

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