Distomata

noun plural
Di·​sto·​ma·​ta | \ dī-ˈstō-mət-ə How to pronounce Distomata (audio) \

Medical Definition of Distomata

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

Other Words from Distomata

distomate \ -​ˌmāt How to pronounce Distomata (audio) , -​mət How to pronounce Distomata (audio) \ adjective
distome \ ˈdī-​ˌstōm How to pronounce Distomata (audio) \ adjective or noun

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“Distomata.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Distomata. Accessed 27 Jan. 2021.

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