HyperDic: tapeworm

English > 1 sense of the word tapeworm:
NOUNanimaltapeworm, cestoderibbonlike flatworms that are parasitic in the intestines of humans and other vertebrates
English > tapeworm: 1 sense > noun 1, animal
Meaningribbonlike flatworms that are parasitic in the intestines of humans and other vertebrates.
Synonymcestode
Member ofCestoda, class Cestodatapeworms
Narrowerechinococcustapeworms whose larvae are parasitic in humans and domestic animals
taeniatapeworms parasitic in humans which uses the pig as its intermediate host
Broaderflatworm, platyhelminthParasitic or free-living worms having a flattened body
Spanishcestodo, lombriz solitaria, tenia
Catalancestode

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