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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Any of various animals, such as tapeworms or trematodes, that inhabit the internal organs or tissues of other animals, usually as parasites.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One of the Entozoa; an internal parasite; an entozoan.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Zoöl.) One of the Entozoa.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun obsolete Any of various microscopic parasitic worms previously classified together under the grouping Entozoa.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun any of various parasites that live in the internal organs of animals (especially intestinal worms)

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