Meaning of cestode

ces•tode

Pronunciation: (ses'tōd), [key]
— n.
  1. a parasitic platyhelminth or flatworm of the class Cestoda, which comprises the tapeworms.
—adj.
  1. belonging or pertaining to the Cestoda.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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