Definition of Proglottid

1. n. Proglottis.



Definition of Proglottid

1. Noun. Any of the segments of a tapeworm; they contain both male and female reproductive organs ¹

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Definition of Proglottid

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Proglottid

progesterex
progesterone
progesterones
progestin
progestins
progestogen
progestogenic
progestogens
progged
progger
proggers
progging
proggins
proglottic
proglottid (current term)
proglottides
proglottids
proglottis
proglumide
proglycolytic
prognathic
prognathism
prognathisms
prognathous
prognose
prognosed
prognoses
prognosing
prognosis

Literary usage of Proglottid

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1. Biological Bulletin by Marine Biological Laboratory (Woods Hole, Mass.) (1907)
"AN ABNORMAL CESTODE proglottid.1 EDWIN LINTON. In the summer of 1905, while engaged in work for the Bureau of Fisheries at the Woods Hole Laboratory I found ..."

2. Fresh-water Biology by Henry Baldwin Ward, George Chandler Whipple (1918)
"External proglottid limits not marked, or absent. Genital organs single in each proglottid; all pores median. Vagina and uterus open in common female ..."

3. A Course in Invertebrate Zo├Âlogy: A Guide to the Dissection and Comparative by Henry Sherring Pratt (1915)
"One or more pairs of longitudinal nerves run parallel with and very near the excretory canals, which are also joined in each proglottid by a ring commissure ..."

4. Inbreeding and Outbreeding: Their Genetic and Sociological Significance by Edward Murray East, Donald Forsha Jones (1919)
"... in the tapeworm proglottid. ' K, genital pore; on, ovary; rs, receptaculum seminalis; t, testes; w, uterus; id, vas deferens. ..."

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