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cysticercen. [NL. cysticercus, fr. Gr. bladder + ke`rkos tail: cf. F. cysticerque.].
     The larval form of a tapeworm, having the head and neck of a tapeworm attached to a saclike body filled with fluid; -- called also bladder worm, hydatid, and measle (as, pork measle).  [1913 Webster]
    " These larvae live in the tissues of various living animals, and, when swallowed by a suitable carnivorous animal, develop into adult tapeworms in the intestine. See Measles, 4, Tapeworm."  [1913 Webster]

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