cercocystis cer·co·cys·tis (sûr’kō-sĭs’tĭs)
A cysticercoid larva of a tapeworm that develops within a vertebrate host.
adjective of, relating to, or belonging to the primate superfamily Cercopithecoidea (Old World monkeys) noun an Old World monkey
one of a pair of appendages at the rear of the abdomen of certain insects and other arthropods, serving as tactile organs. noun (pl) -ci (-siː) one of a pair of sensory appendages at the tip of the abdomen of some insects and other arthropods cercus cer·cus (sûr’kəs) n. pl. cer·ci (sûr’sī, -kī) A stiff […]
a fleshy, membranous covering of the base of the upper mandible of a bird, especially a bird of prey or a parrot, through which the nostrils open. Archaic. to wrap in or as if in a cerecloth, especially a corpse. Obsolete. to wax. Ceramic Engineer. Historical Examples noun a soft waxy swelling, containing the nostrils, […]
a pre-Roman goddess of agriculture under whose name the Romans adopted the worship of the Greek goddess Demeter. Astronomy. the first asteroid to be discovered, being the largest and one of the brightest. a town in central California. a fleshy, membranous covering of the base of the upper mandible of a bird, especially a bird […]