Definition of trematode in English:


Syllabification: trem·a·tode
Pronunciation: /ˈtreməˌtōd, ˈtrē-


  • Any parasitic flatworm of the class Trematoda, especially a fluke, having hookers or suckers.
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    • All trematodes are parasitic, and most adult trematodes parasitize vertebrates.
    • There are a few parasites of the black crappie, which include many protozoa, trematodes, cestodes, and nematodes.
    • For example, crickets infected with bacteria, Drosophila infested with mites, and amphipods harboring trematodes all increase reproductive activity.

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