Definition of Strobila

1. n. A form of the larva of certain Discophora in a state of development succeeding the scyphistoma. The body of the strobila becomes elongated, and subdivides transversely into a series of lobate segments which eventually become ephyræ, or young medusæ.



Definition of Strobila

1. Noun. (context: zoology) The jointed series of segments of the body of a tapeworm, posterior to the unjointed collum. ¹

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Definition of Strobila

1. the entire body of a tapeworm [n -LAE]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Strobila

strivingly
strivings
striæ
stroam
stroamed
stroaming
stroams
strobe
strobe light
strobe lights
strobed
strobelike
strobes
strobic
strobil
strobila (current term)
strobilaceous
strobilae
strobilar
strobilate
strobilates
strobilations
strobiles
strobili
strobiliform
strobiline
strobils
strobilurin

Literary usage of Strobila

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1. Principles of Comparative Physiology by William Benjamin Carpenter (1854)
"Group of strobila:, or ... from strobila :—A, strobila enlarged, with incipient production of disk-like ..."

2. Nature's teachings: human invention anticipated by nature by John George Wood (1877)
"The Medusa, strobila, and Hydra. A PORTION of our last chapter dealt of Centrifugal Force. We will now proceed to another well-known power, which seems to ..."

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