A common name for any trematode of the genus Paramphistomum. [amphi- + G. stoma, mouth]

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am·phi·stome 'am(p)-fi-.stōm n any of the suborder Amphistomata of digenetic trematodes
amphistome adj

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am·phis·tome (am-fisґtōm) paramphistome.

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