Distoma Dis"to*ma, n. [NL., fr. Gr. di- = di`s- twice + sto`ma mouth.] (Zo["o]l.) A genus of parasitic, trematode worms, having two suckers for attaching themselves to the part they infest. See 1st {Fluke}, 2. [1913 Webster]

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  • Distŏma — Distŏma, 1) Gattung der Plattwürmer, Leib weich, flach od. rundlich, zwei Mundöffnungen, eine vorn, die andere im Bauche. Eingetheilt: A) D. mit unbewaffnetem Munde, a) mit flachem Leibe u. aa) größerem Bauchloche; dazu: D. hepaticum (s.… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Distŏma — (Distomum), s. Leberegel …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • distoma — dì·sto·ma s.m. TS zool. → fasciola {{line}} {{/line}} DATA: 1820. ETIMO: dal lat. scient. Distŏma, atis, dal gr. dístomos che ha due bocche …   Dizionario italiano

  • Distoma — Obsolete term for various digenetic flukes, now referred to other genera; e.g., Fasciola, Fasciolopsis, Paragonimus, Opisthorchis, Clonorchis, Dicrocoelium, Heterophyes, and Schistosoma. SYN: Distomum. [G. di , two, + stoma …   Medical dictionary

  • distoma — dis|to|ma Mot Pla Nom masculí …   Diccionari Català-Català

  • distoma — {{hw}}{{distoma}}{{/hw}}s. m.  (pl. i ) (zool.) Fasciola epatica …   Enciclopedia di italiano

  • distoma — pl.m. distomi …   Dizionario dei sinonimi e contrari

  • distoma — dis·to·ma …   English syllables

  • distoma — ˈdistəmə Etymology: New Latin, from di + stoma synonym of fasciola …   Useful english dictionary

  • Distoma hepaticum — Distoma hepaticum, Bandwurmgattung, in den Gallengängen der Menschen u. höheren Thiere bisweilen vorkommend …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

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