bladder worm


: a bladderlike larval tapeworm (such as a cysticercus)

Word History

First Known Use

1837, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of bladder worm was in 1837

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“Bladder worm.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 9 Feb. 2023.

Medical Definition

bladder worm

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