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redia

play
noun re·dia \ˈrē-dē-ə\

Definition of redia

plural re·di·ae play \-dē-ˌē\ also re·di·as

  1. :  a larva produced within the sporocyst of many trematodes that produces another generation of rediae or develops into a cercaria

re·di·al play \-dē-əl\ adjective


Origin of redia

New Latin, from Francesco Redi †1698? Italian naturalist


First Known Use: 1877


Medical Dictionary

redia

play
noun re·dia \ˈrēd-ē-ə\

Medical Definition of redia

plural re·di·ae \-ē-ˌē\play also re·di·as

  1. :  a larva produced within the sporocyst of many trematodes that produces another generation of larvae like itself or develops into a cercaria

  2. re·di·al \-ē-əl\play adjective




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