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)
: 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.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Jun. 2023.

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