plerocercoid

noun ple·ro·cer·coid \ ˌplir-ō-ˈsər-ˌkȯid \

Definition of plerocercoid

:the solid elongate infective larva of some tapeworms usually occurring in the muscles of fishes

Origin and Etymology of plerocercoid

Greek plērēs full + kerkos tail — more at full


Medical Dictionary

plerocercoid

noun ple·ro·cer·coid \ ˌplir-ō-ˈsər-ˌkȯid \

medical Definition of plerocercoid

:the solid elongate infective larva of some tapeworms especially of the order Pseudophyllidea usually occurring in the muscles of fishes

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