cysticerci
pl. of cysticercus.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • cysticerci — cys·ti·cer·ci (sĭs tĭ sûrʹsī ) n. Plural of cysticercus. * * * …   Universalium

  • cysticerci — cys·ti·cer·ci (sis″tĭ surґsi) plural of cysticercus …   Medical dictionary

  • cysticerci — n. larvae of tapeworms …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Cysticercosis — An infection caused by the pork tapeworm, Taenia solium. Infection occurs when the tapeworm larvae enter the body and form cysticerci (SIS tuh sir KEY) (cysts). When cysticerci are found in the brain, the condition is called neurocysticercosis… …   Medical dictionary

  • Cysticercosis — Classification and external resources Magnetic resonance image of a patient with neurocysticercosis demonstrating multiple cysticerci within the brain. ICD 10 B69 …   Wikipedia

  • Infection, pork tapeworm — Known medically as cysticercosis, an infection caused by Taenia solium (the pork tapeworm). Infection occurs when the tapeworm larvae enter the body and form cysticerci (SIS tuh sir KEY) (cysts). When cysticerci are found in the brain, the… …   Medical dictionary

  • Pork tapeworm infection — Known medically as cysticercosis, an infection caused by Taenia solium (the pork tapeworm). Infection occurs when the tapeworm larvae enter the body and form cysticerci (SIS tuh sir KEY) (cysts). When cysticerci are found in the brain, the… …   Medical dictionary

  • Tapeworm infection, pork — Known medically as cysticercosis, an infection caused by Taenia solium (the pork tapeworm). Infection occurs when the tapeworm larvae enter the body and form cysticerci (SIS tuh sir KEY) (cysts). When cysticerci are found in the brain, the… …   Medical dictionary

  • Pork tapeworm — Taxobox name = Taenia solium image width = 200px image caption = Scolex of Taenia solium regnum = Animalia phylum = Platyhelminthes classis = Cestoda ordo = Cyclophyllidea familia = Taeniidae genus = Taenia species = T. solium binomial = Taenia… …   Wikipedia

  • Neurocysticercosis — Infection of the brain by the larval form of the pork tapeworm Taenia solium. Neurocysticercosis is a form of cysticercosis and is the most common worm infection of the central nervous system. The disease is most prevalent in developing countries …   Medical dictionary

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