noun, plural cys·ti·cer·ci [sis-tuh-sur-sahy] /ˌsɪs təˈsɜr saɪ/.
Origin of cysticercus
Examples from the Web for cysticercus
Cysticercus acanthotetra, Parona.Cysticercoides rostratus, Mingazzini.The Snakes of Europe|G. A. Boulenger
Hydatid and cysticercus cysts have also been met with in the tongue.
As regards the larger cestode larv, Cysticercus tenuicollis and Echinococcus veterinorum are of frequent occurrence.
Lastly, it may be mentioned that instances are recorded of the occurrence of the hog-measle (Cysticercus cellulos) in the dog.
It is well known that the larval or scolex stage (Cysticercus tenuicollis) of the margined tapeworm resides in the sheep and dog.