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trematode

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

Definition of trematode in English:

noun

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

Words that rhyme with trematode

nematode

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