cercarial
adjective see cercaria

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • cercarial — See cercaria. * * * …   Universalium

  • cercarial — cer·car·i·al …   English syllables

  • cercarial — adjective of or relating to cercaria • Pertains to noun: ↑cercaria • Derivationally related forms: ↑cercaria * * * adjective see cercaria …   Useful english dictionary

  • cercarial dermatitis — a pruritic papular eruption seen in persons who swim or wade in certain bodies of water (either fresh or salt), due to hypersensitivity to the cercariae of schistosomes in the water that penetrate the skin and die without gaining access to the… …   Medical dictionary

  • cercarial dermatitis — noun : an itching inflammation caused by infestation of the skin by cercariae and usually acquired when wading or swimming in infested waters …   Useful english dictionary

  • cercaria — cercarial, adj. cercarian, adj., n. /seuhr kair ee euh/, n., pl. cercariae / kair ee ee /. Zool. the disk shaped larva of flukes of the class Trematoda, having a taillike appendage. [1830 40; < NL, equiv. to cerc ( < Gk kérkos tail) + aria ARIA]… …   Universalium

  • marine dermatitis — cercarial dermatitis after swimming in salt water …   Medical dictionary

  • swimmer's dermatitis — cercarial d …   Medical dictionary

  • clam digger's itch — cercarial dermatitis …   Medical dictionary

  • cutaneous schistosomiasis — cercarial dermatitis …   Medical dictionary

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