Trematoda

noun plural
Trem·​a·​to·​da | \ ˌtrem-ə-ˈtōd-ə How to pronounce Trematoda (audio) \

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

Other Words from Trematoda

trematodan \ -​ˈtōd-​ᵊn How to pronounce trematodan (audio) \ or trematodean \ -​ˈtōd-​ē-​ən How to pronounce trematodean (audio) \ adjective

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“Trematoda.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Trematoda. Accessed 27 Oct. 2020.

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