planidium

noun pla·nid·i·um \ pləˈnidēəm \

Definition of planidium

plural planidia \-ēə\
:a first-stage legless larva of various parasitic hymenopterous and dipterous insects

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Origin and Etymology of planidium

New Latin, from 1plan- + -idium, diminutive suffix, from Greek -idion


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