bothria


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both·ri·a

(both'rē-ă),
Plural of bothrium.

bothria

two longitudinal grooves on the scolex of the cestode Diphyllobothrium spp.
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Their scolex is finger shaped with dorsal and ventral bothria and their proglottids are wider than they are long.
Bothria collariform, proximal plate with weak to well defined longitudinal ridges (Figs.
Pseudophyllidian An order of tapeworms in which the scolex has a single terminal bothria (such as in Diphyllobotrium latum).