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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. An early larval form of a trematode worm; a redia.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. An early larval form of a trematode worm; a redia. See redia.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The first embryonic stage of a cestoid, as a tapeworm, when it has been liberated from the egg and is a minute vesicular body provided with hooks or horny processes for adhering to and working its way into the tissues of the host. Compare deutoscolex and proglottis. See cut under T├Žnia.

Etymologies

New Latin, from Ancient Greek. (Wiktionary)

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