Tris"to*ma (?), n. [NL., from Gr. (see Tri-) + mouth.] Zool.

Any one of numerous species of trematode worms belonging to Tristoma and allied genera having a large posterior sucker and two small anterior ones. They usually have broad, thin, and disklike bodies, and are parasite on the gills and skin of fishes.


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