tetrathyridium

tetrathyridium

one of the forms of metacestodes in the life cycles of the cestodes of domestic animals, e.g. Mesocestoides spp.
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In some cases, Sparganum proliferum is favored, while in others racemose cysticercus or undifferentiated sparganum or tetrathyridium is thought to represent the aberrant cestode larva.