cestoid


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cestode

 [ses´tōd]
2. resembling a tapeworm.

ces·tode

, cestoid (ses'tōd, -toyd),
Common name for tapeworms of the class Cestoidea or its subclasses, Cestoda and Cestodaria.

cestoid

[ses′toid]
Etymology: Gk, kestos, girdle, eidos, form
1 cestodelike, or resembling a tapeworm.
2 a class of platyhelminth flatworms of the Cestoda subclass, usually found in the small intestine.

ces·tode

, cestoid (ses'tōd, -toyd)
Common name for tapeworms of the subclass Eucestoda.

cestoid

resembling a tapeworm.