Definición de Trematoda en inglés:

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Trematoda

Pronunciación: /ˌtrɛməˈtəʊdə/

plural sustantivo

Zoology
A class of flatworms that comprises those flukes that are internal parasites. The monogenean flukes are sometimes also placed in this class. See fluke2 (sense 1).
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • Coregonus hoyi is heavily parasitized, with common parasites including: Botriochocephalidae, Nematoda, Trematoda, Cestoda, Acanthocephala.
  • The Trematoda, or flukes, are all parasitic, and have complex life cycles specialized for parasitism in animal tissues.
  • The medically important flatworms are further divided into the flukes (Trematoda) and tapeworms (Cestoda).

Origen

Modern Latin (plural), from Greek trēmatōdēs 'perforated', from trēma 'hole'.

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Saltos de línea: Trema|toda

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