HyperDic: trematode_worm

English > 1 sense of the expression trematode worm:
NOUNanimaltrematode worm, fluke, trematodeparasitic flatworms having external suckers for attaching to a host
English > trematode worm: 1 sense > noun 1, animal
MeaningParasitic flatworms having external suckers for attaching to a host.
Synonymsfluke, trematode
Member ofTrematoda, class TrematodaParasitic flatworms (including flukes)
NarrowerFasciolopsis buskifluke that is parasitic on humans and swine
liver fluke, Fasciola hepaticaflatworm parasitic in liver and bile ducts of domestic animals and humans
schistosome, blood flukeflatworms parasitic in the blood vessels of mammals
Broaderflatworm, platyhelminthParasitic or free-living worms having a flattened body
Catalantrematode, trematodo

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