trematode worm


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Related to trematode worm: class Trematoda
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Noun1.trematode worm - parasitic flatworms having external suckers for attaching to a hosttrematode worm - parasitic flatworms having external suckers for attaching to a host
flatworm, platyhelminth - parasitic or free-living worms having a flattened body
class Trematoda, Trematoda - parasitic flatworms (including flukes)
Fasciola hepatica, liver fluke - flatworm parasitic in liver and bile ducts of domestic animals and humans
Fasciolopsis buski - fluke that is parasitic on humans and swine; common in eastern Asia
blood fluke, schistosome - flatworms parasitic in the blood vessels of mammals
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While lateral gene transfer from a trematode worm could ultimately benefit the lake sturgeon, evidence of the Trichomonas pathogen is more likely to have a negative effect.