/ (siːˈnjʊərəs) /
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noun plural -ri (-raɪ)
an encysted larval form of the tapeworm Multiceps, containing many encapsulated heads. In sheep it can cause the gid, and when eaten by dogs it develops into several adult forms
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Word Origin for coenurus
C19: from New Latin, from coeno- + Greek oura tail, literally: common tail, referring to the single body with its many heads
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