both·​ri·​um ˈbäth-rē-əm How to pronounce bothrium (audio)
plural bothria -rē-ə How to pronounce bothrium (audio) or bothriums
: a slit, groove, or depression especially on the holdfast of a pseudophyllidean tapeworm

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“Bothrium.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Dec. 2023.

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