Schistosomatoidea

noun plural
Schis·​to·​so·​ma·​toi·​dea | \ ˌshis-tə-sō-mə-ˈtȯid-ē-ə How to pronounce Schistosomatoidea (audio) , ˌskis- How to pronounce Schistosomatoidea (audio) \

Medical Definition of Schistosomatoidea

: a superfamily of digenetic trematodes that lack a metacercaria and have instead a furcocercous cercaria that actively penetrates the skin of a definitive host

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“Schistosomatoidea.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Schistosomatoidea. Accessed 8 Dec. 2021.

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