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n. pl. re·di·ae (-dē-ē′)
A larva of certain trematodes that is produced within the sporocyst and that can give rise to additional rediae or to cercariae.

[New Latin, after Francesco Redi (1626-1697), Italian naturalist.]
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n, pl -diae (-dɪˌiː)
(Animals) a parasitic larva of flukes that has simple locomotory organs, pharynx, and intestine and gives rise either to other rediae or to a different larva (the cercaria)
[C19: from New Latin, named after Francesco Redi (1629–97), Italian naturalist]
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n., pl. -di•ae (-diˌi)
a cylindrical larva in some trematodes that is produced by a sporocyst and gives rise to daughter rediae or cercariae.
[1875–80; < New Latin, after Francesco Redi (1626?–98), Italian biologist; see -a2]
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El ciclo de vida de Haplorchis pumilio se estudio del redia al adulto bajo condiciones naturales y experimentales.
"You cannot underestimate the commitment and the tone that is set at the top," agreed Redia Anderson.
Snails were considered parasitized if trematode sporocysts or redia were present in the gonads, as described by Stunkard (1983).
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Shaposhnikova, "In vitro culture of the avian echinostome Himasthla elongata: from redia to marita," Experimental Parasitology, vol.