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the larva of any of certain tapeworms, which resembles a cysticercus but has a smaller bladder
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  • This larval form is known as a cysticercoid, in contradistinction to the bladder-like cysticercus of many other cestodes.

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  • Its cysticercoid develops in the body cavity of a surprising range of meal-infesting insects.

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cysticercoid cys·ti·cer·coid (sĭs'tĭ-sûr'koid')
The larval stage of certain tapeworms, resembling a cysticercus but having the scolex completely filling the enclosing cyst.

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