n.; pl. -iae [L. adolescens, young; Gr. kerkos, tail]
Cercaria or metacercaria stage; see marita, parthenita.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • metacercaria — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷+ noun Etymology: New Latin, from meta + cercaria : a late larva of a digenetic trematode that is tailless and encysted and usually constitutes the form which is infective for the definitive host compare adolescaria, cercaria, marita …   Useful english dictionary

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