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redia

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noun re·dia \ˈrē-dē-ə\

Definition of redia

plural

rediae

play \-dē-ˌē\ also

redias

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

redial

play \-dē-əl\ adjective


Origin and Etymology 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

rediae

\-ē-ˌē\play also

redias

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

redial

\-ē-əl\play adjective



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  1. Medical Dictionary: Definition of redia


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