noun plural

Di·​sto·​ma·​ta dī-ˈstō-mət-ə How to pronounce Distomata (audio)
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 adjective
distome adjective or noun

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“Distomata.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Distomata. Accessed 28 Sep. 2023.

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