metacestode

noun

meta·​ces·​tode -ˈses-ˌtōd How to pronounce metacestode (audio)
: a stage of a tapeworm occurring in an intermediate host : a larval tapeworm

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“Metacestode.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/metacestode. Accessed 22 Jun. 2024.

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