bo·​thrid·​i·​um bō-ˈthrid-ē-əm How to pronounce bothridium (audio)
plural bothridia -ē-ə How to pronounce bothridium (audio) or bothridiums
: one of the outgrowths from the head of tapeworms especially of the order Tetraphyllidea that act as holdfasts

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“Bothridium.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Nov. 2023.

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