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    • The bladderlike, encysted larva of the tapeworm which…
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bladder worm definition

  • noun:
    • The bladderlike, encysted larva of the tapeworm which characteristic associated with cysticercus phase.
    • the larva of any species of tapeworm (Tænia), found in the skin or any other components of animals. See Measle, Cysticercus.
    • A tapeworm in its cystic stage; a hydatid or scolex. See cystic, and cut under Tænia.
    • encysted saclike larva associated with tapeworm
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