Definition of trematode in English:

trematode

noun

Zoology
  • A parasitic flatworm of the class Trematoda.

    • ‘All trematodes are parasitic, and most adult trematodes parasitize vertebrates.’
    • ‘And this is what we want to do now, briefly consider the infracommunity dynamics of trematodes in their molluscan hosts.’
    • ‘There are a few parasites of the black crappie, which include many protozoa, trematodes, cestodes, and nematodes.’
    • ‘For example, crickets infected with bacteria, Drosophila infested with mites, and amphipods harboring trematodes all increase reproductive activity.’
    • ‘The 2 afflicted trematodes came from the same shark.’

Pronunciation:

trematode

/ˈtrɛmətəʊd/