cysticercoid

noun
cys·​ti·​cer·​coid | \ ˌsi-stə-ˈsər-ˌkȯid How to pronounce cysticercoid (audio) \

Definition of cysticercoid

: a tapeworm larva having an invaginated scolex and solid tailpiece

First Known Use of cysticercoid

circa 1858, in the meaning defined above

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“Cysticercoid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cysticercoid. Accessed 24 Nov. 2020.

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cysticercoid

noun
cys·​ti·​cer·​coid | \ -ˈsər-ˌkȯid How to pronounce cysticercoid (audio) \

Medical Definition of cysticercoid

: a tapeworm larva having an invaginated scolex and solid hind part

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