noun. parasitic flatworms having external suckers for attaching to a host.
- blood fluke
- Fasciolopsis buski
- class Trematoda
- Fasciola hepatica
- liver fluke
Example sentences of the word trematode
1. Noun, singular or mass
Yellow grubs are a large and noticeable trematode that attach to the outside of the fish.
Children can suffer trematode infection from water contact, such as swimming and bathing.