metacercaria

noun meta·cer·car·ia \ ˌme-tə-(ˌ)sər-ˈker-ē-ə \

Definition of metacercaria

: a tailless encysted late larva of a digenetic trematode that is usually the form which is infective for the definitive host

metacercarial

play \-ē-əl\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of metacercaria

New Latin


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metacercaria

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

medical Definition of metacercaria

plural metacercariae play \-ē-ˌē\
: a tailless encysted late larva of a digenetic trematode that is usually the form which is infective for the definitive host

metacercarial

play \-ē-əl\ adjective

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