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bladder worm

noun
1.
the bladderlike, encysted larva of a tapeworm; a cysticercus or hydatid.
Origin
1855-1860
1855-60
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bladder worm

noun
1.
an encysted saclike larva of the tapeworm. The main types are cysticercus, hydatid and coenurus
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bladder-worm in Medicine

bladder worm n.
The bladderlike, encysted larva of a tapeworm that is characteristic of the cysticercus stage.

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