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) \

Medical Definition of coenurus

: 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

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“Coenurus.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/coenurus. Accessed 29 Jul. 2021.

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