Mesocestoides

noun
Me·so·ces·toi·des | \ -ˌses-ˈtȯi-(ˌ)dēz \

Medical Definition of Mesocestoides 

: a genus (the type of the family Mesocestoididae) of atypical unarmed cyclophyllidean tapeworms having the adults parasitic in mammals and birds and a slender threadlike contractile larva free in cavities or encysted in tissues of mammals, birds, and sometimes reptiles

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