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redia

[ree-dee-uh] /ˈri di ə/
noun, plural rediae
[ree-dee-ee] /ˈri diˌi/ (Show IPA).
Zoology
1.
a cylindrical larval stage of some trematodes, produced by a sporocyst and giving rise to daughter rediae or to cercariae.
Origin
1875-1880
1875-80; < Neo-Latin, after F. Redi; see -a2
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redia

/ˈriːdɪə/
noun (pl) -diae (-dɪˌiː)
1.
a parasitic larva of flukes that has simple locomotory organs, pharynx, and intestine and gives rise either to other rediae or to a different larva (the cercaria)
Word Origin
C19: from New Latin, named after Francesco Redi (1629–97), Italian naturalist
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