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Definition of the noun cestode

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noun - plural: cestodes

  1. ribbonlike flatworms that are parasitic in the intestines of humans and other vertebrates
    • lexical domain: Animals - nouns denoting animals
    • synonym of cestode: tapeworm
    • more generic words: flatworm / platyhelminth = parasitic or free-living worms having a flattened body
    • more specific words:
      • echinococcus = tapeworms whose larvae are parasitic in humans and domestic animals
      • taenia = tapeworms parasitic in humans which uses the pig as its intermediate host
    • member of: Cestoda / class Cestoda = tapeworms

Alternative definition of the noun cestode


  1. Any of various parasitic tapeworms of the class Cestoda

Definition of the adjective cestode

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  1. Of or characteristic of such creatures

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Google previewConcise Dictionary of Modern Medicine (2010)

by Joseph Segen

cestode. Tapeworm A ribbonshaped segmented worm that inhabits the GI tract of vertebrates including humans epidemiology Cestode infestations are more common in developing nations; US cases are linked to infected dogs or cats; Taenia ...

Google previewMidline Medical Dictionary (2002)

by P. S. Rawat

See Cestode. Cestode. Tapeworm, cestoda; cestoidea. effeiffa; fatafa Cestoid. Like intestinal or tapeworm. effirfrara, file":f RIT Cestoidea. See Cestode.

Google previewConcise Medical Dictionary (2015)

by Elizabeth Martin

cestode. n. see TAPEWORM. cetirizine n. see ANTIHISTAMINE. cetrimide n. a detergent disinfectant used.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Parasitology: A-M (2008)

by Heinz Mehlhorn, Horst Aspöck

Table 1 Drugs used against cestode infections of domestic animals (Continued) CHEMICAL GROUP *DRUG PRODUCT CHARACTERISTICS: nonproprietary name of active substance dose form (formulation), withdrawal time miscellaneous ...

Google previewSaunders Comprehensive Veterinary Dictionary (2011)

by Virginia P. Studdert, Clive C. Gay, Douglas C. Blood

Alcataenia cerorhincae a cestode foundinthebird, the rhinoceros auklet( Cerorhinca monocerata). Alcataenia fraterculae a cestode foundin horned puffin ( Fratercula coniculata). alcelaphine pertaining to the members ofthefamily Alcelaphinaeof ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of the Neurological Sciences (2014)

Cestode. Infections. Coenurosis Coenurosis is caused by Coenurus cerebralis, the larval stage of Taenia multiceps. Its life cycle includes a canid as the definitive host and the sheep as the natural intermediate host, although humans who ...

Google previewOxford English Dictionary Additions Series (1997)

by John A. Simpson, E. S. C. Weiner

cestode ('ssstaod), n. and a. Zool. [f. mod.L. Cestoda, class name ...

Google previewBlack's Veterinary Dictionary (2015)

Cestode. A tapeworm. Cetavlon. Proprietary name for cetrimide. Cetrimide. An antiseptic of value in wound treatment and for cleaning cows' udders and teats; a 0.1 per cent solution being effective against Streptococcus agalactiae, a cause of ...

Google previewBlack's Student Veterinary Dictionary (2017)

Cestode. A tapeworm. Cetavlon. Proprietary name for CETRIMIDE. Cetrimide. An antiseptic of value in wound treatment and for cleaning cows' udders and teats; a 0.1 per cent solution being effective against Streptococcus agalactiae, a cause ...

Google previewFoods and Food Production Encyclopedia (2012)

by Douglas M. Considine

Flatworm (cestode). Ingested Beef.

Google previewAn Illustrated Dictionary of Medicine, Biology and Allied Sciences (1898)

Including the Pronunciation, Accentuation, Derivation, and Definition of the Terms Used in Medicine, Anatomy, Surgery ... by George Milbry Gould

cestode is found in wild and domestic ducks ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica (1911)

A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and General Information

is the Cestode a colony, the proglottides being produced asexually, but that, the scolex which buds off ...

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Cestode glottids

tapeworm (Class Cestoda), glottids

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Scrabble value of C3E1S1T1O1D2E1

The value of this 7-letter word is 10 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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