Meaning of MULTICEPS in English


ˈməltə̇ˌseps noun

Etymology: New Latin, from Latin multi- + -ceps (as in biceps two-headed) — more at biceps

1. capitalized : a genus of cyclophyllidean tapeworms (family Taeniidae) having a coenurus larva that is parasitic in ruminants, rodents, and rarely man including the parasite of gid ( M. multiceps ) and other worms that are typically parasites of carnivores

2. -es : coenurus

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