cysticercoid

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noun cys·ti·cer·coid \ˌsis-tə-ˈsər-ˌkȯid\

Definition of cysticercoid

  1. :  a tapeworm larva having an invaginated scolex and solid tailpiece

Circa 1858

First Known Use of cysticercoid

circa 1858


Medical Dictionary

cysticercoid

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noun cys·ti·cer·coid \-ˈsər-ˌkȯid\

Medical Definition of cysticercoid

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


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