strobilate

intransitive verb
stro·​bi·​late | \ ˈstrō-bə-ˌlāt How to pronounce strobilate (audio) \
strobilated; strobilating

Medical Definition of strobilate

: to become a strobila : undergo strobilation a strobilating tapeworm

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