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scolecoid

Pronunciation: sko'le-koyd

Definition:

  1. Resembling a tapeworm scolex.
  2. Wormlike.

Synonym(s): scoleciform

[G. skolekoeides, fr. skolex, worm, + eidos, appearance]

See Also: lumbricoid1, vermiform

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