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Cestoda

Saltos de línea: Ces|toda
Pronunciación: /sɛsˈtəʊdə
 
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(also Cestoidea)

Definición de Cestoda en inglés:

plural sustantivo

Zoology
A class of parasitic flatworms that comprises the tapeworms.
Example sentences
  • The Cestoda, or tapeworms, are intestinal parasites in vertebrates, and they also show anatomical and life history modifications for parasitism.
  • The medically important flatworms are further divided into the flukes and tapeworms (Cestoda).
  • We analyze and describe here the complete mitochondrial genome sequence of a platyhelminth, the tapeworm (i.e., class Cestoda) Hymenolepis diminuta, and compare aspects of this genome with those already published.

Origen

modern Latin (plural), from Latin cestus, from Greek kestos, literally 'stitched', used as a noun in the sense 'girdle'.

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