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pro·glot·tid(prō-glŏt′ĭd) also pro·glot·tis (-glŏt′ĭs)
n. pl. pro·glot·tids also pro·glot·ti·des (-glŏt′ĭ-dēz′)
One of the segments of a tapeworm, containing both male and female reproductive organs.
[Greek proglōttis, proglōttid-, tip of the tongue (from its shape) : pro-, before; see pro-2 + glōtta, tongue.]
pro·glot′tic, pro′glot·ti·de′an (-glŏt-ĭ-dē′ən, -glŏ-tĭd′ē-ən) adj.
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