cercariaeum

noun
cer·​car·​i·​ae·​um | \ (ˌ)sərˌkarēˈēəm \
plural cercariaea\ -​ēˈēə \

Definition of cercariaeum

: a tailless cercaria usually remaining in the snail host until eaten by the proper definitive host

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History and Etymology for cercariaeum

New Latin, irregular from cercaria

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“Cercariaeum.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cercariaeum. Accessed 5 Dec. 2020.

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