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Tetraphyllidea

noun plural Tet·ra·phyl·lid·ea \ ˌte-trə-fi-ˈlid-ē-ə \

medical Definition of Tetraphyllidea

:an order of the class Cestoda comprising tapeworms parasitic in elasmobranch fishes and distinguished by a scolex having four bothridia and sometimes also hooks or suckers for attachment to the host

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