cercaria

noun cer·car·ia \ (ˌ)sər-ˈker-ē-ə \

Definition of cercaria

plural cercariae play \-ē-ˌē\
: a usually tadpole-shaped larval trematode worm that develops in a molluscan host from a redia

cercarial

play \-ē-əl\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of cercaria

New Latin, from Greek kerkos


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cercaria

noun cer·car·ia \ (ˌ)sər-ˈkar-ē-ə, -ˈker- \

medical Definition of cercaria

plural cercariae play \-ē-ˌē\
: a usually tadpole-shaped larval trematode worm that develops in a molluscan host from a redia

cercarial

play \-ē-əl\ adjective

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