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larval

[lahr-vuh l]
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adjective
  1. of, relating to, or in the form of a larva.
  2. Also lar·vate [lahr-veyt] /ˈlɑr veɪt/. (of a disease) masked; not clearly defined.
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Origin of larval

From the Latin word larvālis, dating back to 1650–60. See larva, -al1
Related formspost·lar·val, adjective
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Word Origin and History for larvate

larval

adj.

1650s, from Latin larvalis, from larva (see larva).

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Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper

larvate in Medicine

larvate

(lärvāt′)
adj.
  1. Being masked or concealed, as a of a disease that has undeveloped, absent, or atypical symptoms.
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