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Trematoda

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noun plural Trem·a·to·da \ ˌtrem-ə-ˈtōd-ə \

medical Definition of Trematoda

:a class of the phylum Platyhelminthes including the flukes and related parasitic flatworms that usually have no cellular epidermis or cilia but have a chitinous cuticle covering the body, suckers for adhesion, and a well-developed digestive tract

trematodan

play \-ˈtōd-ᵊn\ or trematodean play \-ˈtōd-ē-ən\ adjective

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