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trem·a·tode

 (trĕm′ə-tōd′)
n.
Any of numerous flatworms of the class Trematoda, including both external and internal parasites of animal hosts, that have a thick outer cuticle and one or more suckers or hooks for attaching to host tissue.

[From New Latin Trēmatōda, class name, from Greek trēmatōdēs, having holes, from trēma, trēmat-, perforation; see terə- in Indo-European roots.]

trem′a·tode′ adj.

trematode

(ˈtrɛməˌtəʊd; ˈtriː-)
n
(Animals) any parasitic flatworm of the class Trematoda, which includes the flukes
[C19: from New Latin Trematoda, from Greek trēmatōdēs full of holes, from trēma a hole]

trem•a•tode

(ˈtrɛm əˌtoʊd, ˈtri mə-)

n.
any of various parasitic flatworms of the class Trematoda, having external suckers. Also called fluke.
[1830–40; < New Latin Trematoda « Greek trēmatṓdēs having holes =trēmat-, s. of trêma hole + -ōdēs -ode1]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.trematode - parasitic flatworms having external suckers for attaching to a hosttrematode - 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
Translations

trem·a·tode

, trematoid
n. trematodo, gusano parásito de la clase Trematoda.
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