from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. One of the segments of a tapeworm, containing both male and female reproductive organs.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Any of the segments of a tapeworm; they contain both male and female reproductive organs
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Proglottis.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One of the detached sexually mature segments of a tapeworm or tænia; a proglottis.
Greek proglōttis, proglōttid-, tip of the tongue (from its shape) : pro-, before; see pro-2 + glōtta, tongue.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)