metraterm
n. [Gr. metra, womb; terma, end]
(PLATYHELMINTHES: Trematoda)
In Digenea, the muscular, terminal portion of the uterus.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • metraterm — me·tra·term mē trə .tərm n the distal muscular portion of the uterus of a flatworm * * * me·tra·term (meґtrə tərm) [metr + L. terminus boundary] the external opening of the uterus in some tapeworms (Diphyllobothriidae) …   Medical dictionary

  • metraterm — me·tra·term …   English syllables

  • metraterm — ˈmē.trə+ˌ noun Etymology: metra + Latin terminus boundary, limit, end more at term : the distal muscular portion of the uterus of a flatworm …   Useful english dictionary

  • birth pore — metraterm …   Medical dictionary

  • Digenea — For the bird genus, see Anthipes. Digenea Helicometra sp. (Plagiorchiida: Opecoelidae) from the intestine of a Flame Cardinal fish Scientific classification …   Wikipedia

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