Tetraphyllidea

noun plural
Tet·​ra·​phyl·​lid·​ea | \ ˌte-trə-fi-ˈlid-ē-ə How to pronounce Tetraphyllidea (audio) \

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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