onchosphere


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onchosphere

the newly hatched larva of a tapeworm which subsequently develops into a CYSTICERCUS.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005
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Procercoid The first larval stage of pseudophyllidian tapeworms which develops from the onchosphere.
duodenum to relesase onchospheres that penetrate the mucosa in the small intestine and enter the portal circulation.