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Any of various long segmented parasitic flatworms of the class Cestoda that lack a digestive system and have hooks or suckers for attaching to the intestines of vertebrates, including humans. Also called cestode.
any of various flat, ribbony worms of the class Cestoda, parasitic in the digestive system of humans and other vertebrates.
Any of various long flatworms that live as parasites in the intestines of many animals, including humans.
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|Noun||1.||tapeworm - ribbonlike flatworms that are parasitic in the intestines of humans and other vertebrates|
echinococcus - tapeworms whose larvae are parasitic in humans and domestic animals
taenia - tapeworms parasitic in humans which uses the pig as its intermediate host