Definition of Cercarias

1. cercaria [n] - See also: cercaria



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cercarias

ceratosaur
ceratosaurian
ceratosaurians
ceratosaurs
ceratosaurus
ceratozamia
ceraunics
cerauno-
ceraunoscopy
cercal
cercaria
cercariae
cercarial
cercarian
cercarians
cercarias (current term)
cerchiaraite
cerci
cercidosome
cercises
cerclage
cercocebus
cercocebus atys
cercocystis
cercomer
cercomonad
cercopithecid
cercopithecidae
cercopithecids
cercopithecinae

Literary usage of Cercarias

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Treatise on Comparative Embryology by Francis Maitland Balfour (1880)
"(4) The cercarias pass out of the body of their parent, and out of their host, and become for a short time free. They then pass into a second, ..."

2. Practical Bacteriology, Blood Work and Animal Parasitology: Including by Edward Rhodes Stitt (1918)
"... become encysted on blades of grass, to be eaten by sheep and again commence the cycle. The encysted cercarias develop into adult liver flukes. ..."

3. A Manual of Zoology by Richard Hertwig (1912)
"The cercarias are adapted for an aquatic life, since each has, besides the characteristic organs of a ..."

4. The Monthly Microscopical Journal: Transactions of the Royal Microscopical (1870)
"Some naturalists say the ova of cercarias are developed within the body of the snail; this is scarcely consistent with what is stated regarding the healthy ..."

5. Zoology for Students and General Readers by Alpheus Spring Packard (1879)
"The encysted cercarias remain in this state from July and August until the following spring ; and during the winter months, in snails kept in warm rooms, ..."

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