noun, plural cys·ti·cer·ci [sis-tuh-sur-sahy] /ˌsɪs təˈsɜr saɪ/.
Origin of cysticercus
Examples from the Web for cysticercus
Historical Examples of cysticercus
This is derived from Cysticercus fasciolaris of the mouse and rat.
As obtains in Cysticercus fasciolaris of the mouse the scolex of Tetr.
The scolex has long been known, and was regarded as a distinct parasite, with the name of Cysticercus cellulos.
They consist of a sac of connective tissue containing the larval tape-worm or cysticercus.
Another variety of Cysticercus is met with in the flesh of the ox, the cow, and the calf.Cooley's Practical Receipts, Volume II