Definition of Phylum Platyhelminthes
1. Noun. Flatworms.
Group relationships: Animal Kingdom, Animalia, Kingdom Animalia
Member holonyms: Bladder Worm, Flatworm, Platyhelminth, Class Turbellaria, Turbellaria, Class Trematoda, Trematoda, Cestoda, Class Cestoda
Generic synonyms: Phylum
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Phylum Platyhelminthes
Literary usage of Phylum Platyhelminthes
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1. Zoology: An Elementary Text-book by Arthur Everett Shipley, Ernest William MacBride (1904)
"phylum Platyhelminthes. Introduction. . . / . FROM the Earthworm up to Man we have been considering animals which either in the embryo or in the adult ..."
2. Medical and Veterinary Entomology: A Textbook for Use in Schools and by William Brodbeck Herms (1915)
"Examples of parasitic flat worms (phylum Platyhelminthes, Class Cestoda. ... Example of parasitic flat worms (phylum Platyhelminthes, Class Trematoda). ..."
3. Clinical Diagnosis: A Manual of Laboratory Methods by James Campbell Todd (1918)
"It has been found a few times in diarrheal stools. FIG. 163.—Balantidium coli (about X 350) (after Eichhorst). phylum Platyhelminthes The old phylum ..."