coenurus

noun

coe·​nu·​rus sə-ˈn(y)u̇r-əs, sē- How to pronounce coenurus (audio)
plural coenuri -ˈn(y)u̇(ə)r-ˌī How to pronounce coenurus (audio)
: a complex tapeworm larva growing interstitially in vertebrate tissues and consisting of a large fluid-filled sac from the inner wall of which numerous scolices develop see gid

Dictionary Entries Near coenurus

Cite this Entry

“Coenurus.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/coenurus. Accessed 13 Apr. 2024.

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!