Procercoid

Cestode metacestode developing from a coracidium in some orders. It usually has a posterior cercomer.

procercoid

(pro-sur´koid) a larval stage of fish tapeworms.
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procercoid

The first stage in the aquatic life cycle of certain tapeworms, such as the pseudophyllideans (family Diphyllobothriidae), following ingestion of the newly hatched larva (coracidium) by a copepod (water flea). The procercoid develops into a tailed larva in the body cavity of the crustacean first intermediate host; when the procercoid and its host a...
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procercoid

Type: Term Pronunciation: prō-ser′koyd Definitions: 1. The first stage in the aquatic life cycle of certain tapeworms, such as the pseudophyllideans (family Diphyllobothriidae), following ingestion of the newly hatched larva (coracidium) by a copepod (water flea). The procercoid develops into a tailed larva in the body cavity of the crus...
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