Platyelminthes
Platyelminthes Plat`y*el*min"thes, n. pl. [NL. See {Platy-}, and {Helminthes}.] (Zo["o]l.) A class of helminthes including the cestodes, or tapeworms, the trematodes, and the turbellarians. Called also {flatworms}. [1913 Webster]

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  • platyelminthes — platy·el·min·thes …   English syllables

  • platyelminthes — ˌelˈmin(t)thēz, nˌthēz synonym of platyhelminthes …   Useful english dictionary

  • flatworms — Platyelminthes Plat y*el*min thes, n. pl. [NL. See {Platy }, and {Helminthes}.] (Zo[ o]l.) A class of helminthes including the cestodes, or tapeworms, the trematodes, and the turbellarians. Called also {flatworms}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Plathelminthes — Plat hel*min thes, n. pl. [NL.] (Zo[ o]l.) Same as {Platyelminthes}; an older term. [1913 Webster +PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Platyelmia — Platyhelmia Plat y*hel mi*a, n. pl. [NL.] (Zo[ o]l.) Same as {Platyelminthes}. [Written also {Platyelmia}.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Platyhelmia — Plat y*hel mi*a, n. pl. [NL.] (Zo[ o]l.) Same as {Platyelminthes}. [Written also {Platyelmia}.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sterelmintha — Ster el*min tha, n. pl. [NL., fr. Gr. stereo s solid + ? a worm.] (Zo[ o]l.) Same as {Platyelminthes}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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