xiphidio cercaria

xiphidio cercaria

[zə′fid·ē·ō sər′kar·ē·ə]
(invertebrate zoology)
A digenetic trematode larva having a stylet in the oral sucker.
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1) One very small xiphidio cercaria, which came out in small numbers, did not dehydrate well and was unsuitable for processing in electron microscopy.