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)
: 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 22 May. 2024.

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