As I had no opportunity of examining the carcase, I cannot feel quite sure that there actually were no cysticerci present.
My dogs had taken nothing but milk, and cysticerci pisiformes.
I also detected four cysticerci in the lungs, two of which had degenerated.
cysticerci occasionally occupy the brain of the pig in considerable numbers.
After death, four hydatids (cysticerci) were found in the tuber ancillare at the summit of the spinal marrow.
In the flesh of my experimental animal I estimated that there were not less than 12,000 of these degenerated cysticerci.
In one pound weight of the psoas muscles Fleming counted no less than 300 cysticerci.
The museum attached to Guys Hospital contains the heart of a bear which is largely infested by cysticerci.
At the post-mortem examination, cysticerci were found to occupy the sella turcica, near the commissure of the optic nerves.
These worms began to be understood when these cysticerci ceased to be regarded as sick creatures.
cysticercus cys·ti·cer·cus (sĭs'tĭ-sûr'kəs)
n. pl. cys·ti·cer·ci (-sī')
The larval stage of many tapeworms, consisting of a single invaginated scolex enclosed in a fluid-filled cyst.