trematode worm

Definitions of trematode worm
  1. noun
    parasitic flatworms having external suckers for attaching to a host
    synonyms: fluke, trematode
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    Fasciola hepatica, liver fluke
    flatworm parasitic in liver and bile ducts of domestic animals and humans
    Fasciolopsis buski
    fluke that is parasitic on humans and swine; common in eastern Asia
    blood fluke, schistosome
    flatworms parasitic in the blood vessels of mammals
    type of:
    flatworm, platyhelminth
    parasitic or free-living worms having a flattened body
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