plerocercoid
noun Etymology: Greek plērēs full + kerkos tail — more at full Date: 1906 the solid elongate infective larva of some tapeworms usually occurring in the muscles of fishes

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  • Plerocercoid — Plerocercoid, eine der Larvenformen bei ⇒ Cestoda (Bandwürmer) …   Deutsch wörterbuch der biologie

  • Plerocercoid — plerocerkoidas statusas T sritis ekologija ir aplinkotyra apibrėžtis Kaspinuočių, kurių vystymosi cikle yra 2 tarpiniai šeimininkai, lerva. Kūnas kirmėliškas, nesegmentuotas. atitikmenys: angl. plerocercoid vok. Plerocercoid, m rus. плероцеркоид …   Ekologijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • plerocercoid — plerocerkoidas statusas T sritis ekologija ir aplinkotyra apibrėžtis Kaspinuočių, kurių vystymosi cikle yra 2 tarpiniai šeimininkai, lerva. Kūnas kirmėliškas, nesegmentuotas. atitikmenys: angl. plerocercoid vok. Plerocercoid, m rus. плероцеркоид …   Ekologijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • plerocercoid — n. [Gr. pleres, full; kerkos, tail; eidos, like] (PLATYHELMINTHES: Cestoda) An elongate metacestode developed from a procercoid …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • plerocercoid — /plear oh serr koyd/, n. Zool. the wormlike larval stage of some tapeworms, intermediate between the first parasitic larval stage and adult. Cf. procercoid. [1905 10; < Gk plér(es) full + O + Gk kérk(os) tail + OID] * * * …   Universalium

  • plerocercoid — A stage in the development of a tapeworm following the procercoid stage, which develops in an animal serving as the second or subsequent intermediate host; a wormlike nonsegmented larva with an invaginated scolex at one end, usually unencysted in …   Medical dictionary

  • plerocercoid — ple·ro·cer·coid …   English syllables

  • plerocercoid — n. a larval stage of certain tapeworms, such as Diphyllobothrium latum. It differs from the cysticercus (another larval form) in being solid and in lacking a cyst or bladder …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • plerocercoid — ˌplirəˈsərˌkȯid noun ( s) Etymology: plero (from Greek plērēs full) + cerc + oid : the solid elongate infective larva of pseudophyllidean and some other tapeworms usually occurring in the muscles of fishes compare cysticercus, procercoid …   Useful english dictionary

  • plerocercoid stage — (PLATYHELMINTHES: Cestoda) A third stage larva of Pseudophyllidea and Proteocephalidea with a solid body …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

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