Medical Dictionary

oncosphere

noun on·co·sphere
variants: also

onchosphere

\ˈäŋ-kō-ˌsfi(ə)r\play

Medical Definition of oncosphere

  1. :  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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