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scolex

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noun sco·lex \ˈskō-ˌleks\

Medical Definition of scolex

plural sco·li·ces \ˈskō-lə-ˌsēz\play also sco·le·ces \ˈskäl-ə-ˌsēz, ˈskōl-\play or scolexes

  1. :  the head of a tapeworm either in the larva or adult stage from which the proglottids are produced by budding



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