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plerocercoid

noun ple·ro·cer·coid \ˌplir-ō-ˈsər-ˌkid\

Definition of PLEROCERCOID

:  the solid elongate infective larva of some tapeworms usually occurring in the muscles of fishes
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Origin of PLEROCERCOID

Greek plērēs full + kerkos tail — more at full
First Known Use: 1906
Medical Dictionary

plerocercoid

noun ple·ro·cer·coid \ˌplir-ō-ˈsər-ˌkid\

Medical Definition of PLEROCERCOID

:  the solid elongate infective larva of some tapeworms especially of the order Pseudophyllidea usually occurring in the muscles of fishes

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