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Cyclophyllidea

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noun plural Cy·clo·phyl·lid·ea \ -fə-ˈlid-ē-ə \

medical Definition of Cyclophyllidea

:an order of the class Cestoda that consists of tapeworms with four suckers on the scolex and the vitellaria condensed into a mass adjacent to the ovary and that includes most of the medically and economically important tapeworms of the higher vertebrates

cyclophyllidean

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