noun plural

Eu·​ces·​to·​da ˌyü-ses-ˈtō-də How to pronounce Eucestoda (audio)
in some classifications
: a subclass of flatworms of the class Cestoda comprising polyzootic forms that have a scolex of varying structure and usually distinct external segmentation and that parasitize the intestines of vertebrates

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“Eucestoda.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Jan. 2023.

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