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  • n. Any of the parasitic flatworms of the class Cestoda.
  • adj. Of or pertaining to the Cestoidea; cestoidean

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Of or pertaining to the Cestoidea.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In general, of or pertaining to the Cestoidea; being or resembling a tapeworm; tæniate.
  • More particularly, applied to the adult in distinction from the cystic state of a tænia, not cysticercoid nor hydatid, as a tapeworm.
  • Also cestoideous.
  • n. One of the Cestoidea. Also called cestoidean.

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