cercocystis


cercocystis
n. [Gr. kerkos, tail; kystis, bladder]
(PLATYHELMINTHES: Cestoda)
A cysticercoid with a tail.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • cercocystis — A specialized form of tapeworm cysticercoid larva that develops within the vertebrate host villus rather than in an invertebrate host; e.g., the c. of Hymenolepis nana in its direct or egg borne cycle in man. SEE ALSO: cysticercus …   Medical dictionary

  • Hymenolepis nana —   Hymenolepis nana …   Wikipedia Español


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