Any parasitic flatworm of the class Trematoda, especially a fluke, having hookers or suckers.
More example sentences
- 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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