cestoda, tapeworm

cestoda, tapeworm

English-Korean animal medical dictionary. 2013.

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  • Cestoda — This article describes the flatworm. For the medical condition, see Tapeworm infection. Tapeworm redirects here. For the band, see Tapeworm (band). For the early name for a computer worm , see Computer worm. Cestoda Scientific classification …   Wikipedia

  • Cestoda — n. [NL., gr. Gr. kesto s girdle + oid.] (Zo[ o]l.) A class of parasitic worms (Platelminthes) of which the tapeworms are the most common examples. The body is flattened, and usually but not always long, and composed of numerous joints or segments …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • tapeworm — /tayp werrm /, n. any of various flat or tapelike worms of the class Cestoidea, lacking an alimentary canal, and parasitic when adult in the alimentary canal of humans and other vertebrates: the larval and adult stages are usually in different… …   Universalium

  • tapeworm — An intestinal parasitic worm, adults of which are found in the intestine of vertebrates; the term is commonly restricted to members of the class Cestoidea. Tapeworms consist of a scolex, variously equipped with spined or sucking structures by… …   Medical dictionary

  • Cestoda — noun tapeworms • Syn: ↑class Cestoda • Hypernyms: ↑class • Member Holonyms: ↑Platyhelminthes, ↑phylum Platyhelminthes • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • tapeworm — noun a) Any parasitical worm of the class Cestoda, which infest the intestines of both animals and humans. b) A broad fish tapeworm, Diphyllobothrium latum …   Wiktionary

  • tapeworm — noun Etymology: from its shape Date: 1706 any of a class (Cestoda) of bilaterally symmetrical flatworms parasitic especially in the intestines of vertebrates called also cestode …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • tapeworm — noun a parasitic flatworm with a long ribbon like body, the adult of which lives in the intestines. [Class Cestoda: many species.] …   English new terms dictionary

  • tapeworm — tape•worm [[t]ˈteɪpˌwɜrm[/t]] n. ivt any of various flat, ribbony worms of the class Cestoda, parasitic in the digestive system of humans and other vertebrates • Etymology: 1745–55 …   From formal English to slang

  • tapeworm — /ˈteɪpwɜm / (say taypwerm) noun any of various flat or tape like worms of the class Cestoda, lacking any alimentary canal, and parasitic when adult in the alimentary canal of humans and other vertebrates, usually characterised by having the… …  

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