scoleces


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sco·le·ces

(skō'le-sēz),
Plural of scolex.

scoleces

See scolex.

scolex

(skō′leks″) (skō′lĕ-sēz″, skol′ĕ) plural.scolecesscolices [Gr. skolēx, worm]
The headlike segment of a tapeworm, by which it attaches itself to the wall of the intestine. Scolices usually possess hooks, suckers, or bothria (grooves) for attachment.

scolices

, scoleces (skō′lĭ-sēz″)
Plurals of scolex.