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Meaning of metacercaria

met•a•cer•car•i•a

Pronunciation: (met"u-sur-kâr'ē-u), [key]
— -car•i•ae
  1. the encysted larva of a trematode, usually found in or on an aquatic intermediate host. Cf.
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