oncosphere

noun

on·​co·​sphere
variants also onchosphere
: a tapeworm embryo that has six hooks and is the earliest differentiated stage of a cyclophyllidean tapeworm

called also hexacanth embryo

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“Oncosphere.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/oncosphere. Accessed 30 May. 2024.

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