Definition of dicyemid in English:

dicyemid

noun

Zoology
  • Any microscopic worm of the rhombozoan group Dicyemida, having a complicated life cycle with two kinds of larvae.

Origin

Late 19th century. From scientific Latin Dicyema, genus name + -id.

Pronunciation

dicyemid

/dʌɪˈsʌɪəmɪd//ˌdʌɪsʌɪˈiːmɪd/