brood capsule


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brood capsule

A cystlike body that develops within a hydatid cyst of Echinococcus granulosus.
See also: capsule
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* The secondary multiple cysts results from spontaneous, traumatic or surgical rupture of the primary intracranial hydatid cyst and they lack brood capsule and scolices.
Kamel carried out DNA analysis of brood capsules to determine the eggs' parentage.
The primary cysts are fertile as they contain scolices and brood capsules hence, rupture of primary cyst can result in recurrence.