Pronunciation: stro'bi-la, -le
Definition: A chain of segments, less the scolex and unsegmented neck portion, of a tapeworm; in the monozoic tapeworms (subclass Cestodaria and some members of the subclass Cestoda), it may consist of a single proglottid.
[G. stobile, a twist of lint]
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