schistosomula


schistosomula
n.; pl. -lae [Gr. schizein, split; dim. soma, body]
(PLATYHELMINTHES: Trematoda)
In Schistostomatidae, the postpenetration stage in the vertebrate definitive host; the juvenile stage between a cercaria and an adult.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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