Strobilation(redirected from strobila)
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(1) A type of asexual reproduction in some invertebrates whereby daughter individuals are successively separated by transverse division from a parental body. The classical example of strobilation is the division of ephyrae (scyphozoan larvae) from a scyphistoma.
(2) The process by which the body of tapeworms is divided into similar segments (proglottids). The chain of segments is called a strobila.