class Cestoda

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Noun1.class Cestoda - tapeworms
helminth, parasitic worm - worm that is parasitic on the intestines of vertebrates especially roundworms and tapeworms and flukes
cestode, tapeworm - ribbonlike flatworms that are parasitic in the intestines of humans and other vertebrates
family Taeniidae, Taeniidae - a family of Cestoda
class - (biology) a taxonomic group containing one or more orders
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(family Taeniidae, class Cestoda) are zoonotic tapeworms currently infecting 2-3 million persons worldwide and causing US $200-$800 million in annual economic losses related to human infection (1,2).
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