Definition of Scoleces. Meaning of Scoleces. Synonyms of Scoleces

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Definition of Scoleces

Scolex Sco"lex, n.; pl. Scoleces. [NL., from Gr. skw`lhx worm, grub.] (Zo["o]l.) (a) The embryo produced directly from the egg in a metagenetic series, especially the larva of a tapeworm or other parasitic worm. See Illust. of Echinococcus. (b) One of the Scolecida.

Meaning of Scoleces from wikipedia

- called hydatid cyst. From the inner lining of its wall, protoscoleces (i.e. scoleces with in****ted tissue layers) bud and protrude into the fluid filling...
- stage of the parasite. A coenurus is a fluid-filled cyst with one or more scoleces surrounded by a fibrous capsule. These normally form after 3 months and...