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Distomata

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noun plural Di·sto·ma·ta \dī-ˈstō-mət-ə\

Medical Definition of Distomata

  1. in some classifications :  a large suborder of the order Prosostomata comprising flukes with oral and ventral suckers and with the reproductive organs mostly posterior to the ventral sucker

distomate

\-ˌmāt, -mət\play play adjective

distome

\ˈdī-ˌstōm\play adjective or noun

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