Definitions for cestodeˈsɛs toʊd

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ces•todeˈsɛs toʊd(n.)

  1. a parasitic flatworm of the class Cestoda, which comprises the tapeworms.

    Category: Invertebrates

  2. (adj.)belonging or pertaining to cestodes.

    Category: Invertebrates

Origin of cestode:

1830–40; < NL Cestoda. See cestus1, -ode1

Princeton's WordNet

  1. tapeworm, cestode(noun)

    ribbonlike flatworms that are parasitic in the intestines of humans and other vertebrates


  1. cestode(Noun)

    Any of various parasitic tapeworms of the class Cestoda

  2. cestode(Adjective)

    Of or characteristic of such creatures

Webster Dictionary

  1. Cestode(adj)

    of or pertaining to the Cestoidea

  2. Cestode(noun)

    one of the Cestoidea


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