cercocystis

[ sûr′kō-sĭstĭs ]

n.

A cysticercoid larva of a tapeworm that develops within a vertebrate host.

Nearby words

  1. cercal,
  2. cercaria,
  3. cerci,
  4. cercis,
  5. cerclage,
  6. cercopithecoid,
  7. cercus,
  8. cere,
  9. cerea flexibilitas,
  10. cereal


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