[ pleer-oh-sur-koid ]
/ ˌplɪər oʊˈsɜr kɔɪd /
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the wormlike larval stage of some tapeworms, intermediate between the first parasitic larval stage and adult.
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Medical definitions for plerocercoid
[ plîr′ō-sûr′koid′ ]
The infective larva of some tapeworms, characterized by its solid elongated body.
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