metacyclic

adjective
meta·​cy·​clic | \ -ˈsī-klik also -ˈsik-lik \

Medical Definition of metacyclic

of a trypanosome
: broad and stocky, produced in an intermediate host, and infective for the definitive host

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“Metacyclic.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/metacyclic. Accessed 3 Dec. 2021.

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