Larval



[lahr-vuh l] /ˈlɑr vəl/

adjective
1.
of, relating to, or in the form of a .
2.
Also, larvate
[lahr-veyt] /ˈlɑr veɪt/ (Show IPA). (of a disease) masked; not clearly defined.
adj.

1650s, from Latin larvalis, from larva (see larva).

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