coracidium

noun
cor·​a·​cid·​i·​um | \ ˌkȯr-ə-ˈsid-ē-əm How to pronounce coracidium (audio) \
plural coracidia\ -​dē-​ə How to pronounce coracidium (audio) \

Medical Definition of coracidium

: the oncosphere of a tapeworm at about the time of hatching while still surrounded by the embryophore

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“Coracidium.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/coracidium. Accessed 16 Oct. 2021.

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