bothrium

noun
both·​ri·​um | \ ˈbäth-rē-əm How to pronounce bothrium (audio) \
plural bothria\ -​rē-​ə How to pronounce bothrium (audio) \ or bothriums

Medical Definition of bothrium

: a slit, groove, or depression especially on the holdfast of a pseudophyllidean tapeworm

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“Bothrium.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/bothrium. Accessed 21 Apr. 2021.

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