Cysticercoid definition

sĭstĭ-sûrkoid
The larval stage of certain tapeworms, resembling a cysticercus but having the scolex completely filling the enclosing cyst.
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Of or like a cysticercus.
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The larva of certain tapeworms, similar to a cysticercus but having a much smaller bladder.
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The larval stage of certain tapeworms, resembling a cysticercus but having the scolex completely filling the enclosing cyst.
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Origin of cysticercoid

  • cysticerc(us) –oid

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition