Definition of Cestoda

1. Noun. Tapeworms.

Exact synonyms: Class Cestoda
Member holonyms: Helminth, Parasitic Worm, Cestode, Tapeworm, Family Taeniidae, Taeniidae
Group relationships: Phylum Platyhelminthes, Platyhelminthes
Generic synonyms: Class



Medical Definition of Cestoda

1. A subclass of segmented worms comprising the tapeworms. (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cestoda

cessions
cessment
cessments
cessor
cessors
cesspipe
cesspipes
cesspit
cesspits
cesspool
cesspools
cesstibtantite
cesta
cestas
cesti
cestoda (current term)
cestode
cestode infections
cestodes
cestodiasis
cestoi
cestoid
cestoidean
cestoideans
cestoids
cestos
cestoses
cestraciont
cestuan
cestui

Literary usage of Cestoda

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1. Elementary Text-book of Zoology by K[arl] Claus, F. G. Heathcote, Carl F. Claus (1884)
"This is the only satisfactory mode of regarding the cestoda; especially as the entire tape-worm, ..."

2. A Treatise on Comparative Embryology by Francis Maitland Balfour (1880)
"cestoda. On anatomical grounds the affinity of the cestoda to the Trema- toda has been insisted on by the majority of anatomists. ..."

3. A Text-book of the Diseases of the Small Domestic Animals by Oscar Victor Brumley (1921)
"The most common parasites found in the intestinal tract belong to the animal kingdom, and are: cestoda; Nematoda; Acanthocephala; Coccidia. ..."

4. Text-book of the Embryology of Invertebrates by Eugen Korschelt, Karl Heider, Edward Laurens Mark, William McMichael Woodworth, Matilda Bernard, Martin Fountain Woodward (1895)
"cestoda. The eggs of the Cestodes exhibit a close resemblance to those of the Trematodes. Like these, they are composed of the egg-cell proper and a number ..."

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