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I would like to know what is the meaning of "Tapeworm" in English and what is the correct translation in Spanish?
I saw this term in a list of ethnobotanic uses.
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Meaning of Tapeworm
Cestoda (Cestoidea) is the name given to a class of parasitic flatworms, of the phylum Platyhelminthes. Biologists informally refer to them as cestodes. The best-known species are commonly called tapeworms. All cestodes are parasitic and their life histories vary, but typically they live in the digestive tracts of vertebrates as adults, and often in the bodies of other species of animals as juveniles. Over a thousand species have been described, and all vertebrate species may be parasitised by at least one species of tapeworm. - See link

 

Tapeworm in Spanish is Cestoda
Los cestodos o céstodos (Cestoda, del latín cestum, "cinta" y del griego eidés, "con el aspecto de") son una clase del filo platelmintos que agrupa unas 4.000 especies, todas ellas parásitas, como las tenias y otros gusanos acintados. - See link

 

More information about Tapeworm in other websites
Definition of Tapeworm in a medical dictionary (Thefreedictionary) - See link.
See the definition of Tapeworm in the Oxford dictionaries - See link.
Search PubMed (US National Library of Medicine National Institutes of Health) for the term Tapeworm - See link.
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