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noun plural Pseu·do·phyl·lid·ea \ˌsüd-ō-fi-ˈlid-ē-ə\

Medical Definition of Pseudophyllidea

  1. :  an order of the class Cestoda comprising tapeworms with two sucking grooves on the unarmed scolex and the vitellaria scattered throughout the parenchyma and including numerous parasites of fish-eating vertebrates (as the medically important fish tapeworm of humans)—see diphyllobothriidae

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