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- 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 Tænia.
New Latin, from Ancient Greek. (Wiktionary)