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n. pl. cer·car·i·ae (-ē-ē′) or cer·car·i·as
A larva of a trematode, which develops from a sporocyst or a redia.

[New Latin cercāria : Greek kerkos, tail + -āria, feminine of Latin -ārius, -ary.]

cer·car′i·al adj.
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Adj.1.cercarial - of or relating to cercaria
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Voluntary ex ante transparency notice: mechanical intervention on the beaches of lake annecy in the context of the fight against cercarial dermatitis - 2015 campaign.
The prepatent period and cercarial production of Schistosoma haematobium in Bulinus truncatus (Egyptian field strains) at different constant temperatures.
At this time, parasite development had not yet reached the cercarial shedding stage.
Preliminary phylogenetic analysis using ITS2 rDNA sequence data derived from infections in Alabama rivers indicated that cercarial and adult specimens collected from Terrapin Creek were conspecific, and that, given the genetic variation of sequence data, other putatively unnamed species of Proterometra range in Alabama.
Studies conclude that topical formulations that block cercarial penetration may be used as prophylactic drugs in endemic regions (Pinto et al.
On cercarial fauna of molluscs from Rybinskoye Dam Reservoir: II.
A 0- to 3-day time window of interest for skin rash was based on prior studies of outbreaks of cercarial dermatitis, which generally occurs within the first 2 days of water recreation [Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) 1992; Hoeffler 1977; Mulvihill and Burnett 1990].
Goodman reported the presence of 24 different cercarial species from four species of snails.
As with studies examining the effects of heavy metals on cercarial swimming ability (e.
The snails were then removed from the aquarium, the cercarial suspension was gently mixed and one hundred microliter of the suspension were [+ or -] 10 S.
Seasonal discrepancies in fluke infection rates and parasite loads were insignificant, though sporadic cercarial exposure in young raccoons and small sample size may have obscured seasonal trends.