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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The condition of being infested with cysticerci.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun An infection with bladder-worms or larval tapeworms (cysticerci) of the genus Tænia.

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  • noun medicine A common parasitic infestation of the central nervous system, caused by the ingestion of eggs or larvae of the tapeworm Taenia solium.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[cysticerc(us) + –osis.]

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