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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Strobila \Stro*bi"la\, n.; pl. Strobilae. [NL., fr. Gr. ? anything twisted, a pine cone.] (Zool.) (a) A form of the larva of certain Discophora in a state of development succeeding the scyphistoma. The body of the strobila becomes elongated, and subdivides transversely into a series of lobate segments which eventually become ephyrae, or young medusae. (b) A mature tapeworm. [1913 Webster]