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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Ribbonlike flatworms that are parasitic in the intestines of humans and other vertebrates.

Usage examples (39)
  • An STD or tapeworm is something that exists independantly of any particular person – a fetus is not.
  • The tapeworm is a long (6m or 20 ft.), soft-bodied, legless invertebrate with bilateral symmetry.
  • I imagine that the tapeworm is the only creature to have got anything truly worthwhile out of her.
  • This, however, does not impel me to an admiration of those purposes or methods, if the tapeworm is a manifestation of them. for more
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