Retracted

This post was written by admin on February 4, 2010
Posted Under: Glossary

In Cestodes, for condition of scolex of Metacestode,

being withdrawn within the body of the metacestode (in a cyst) such that it keeps its definitive configuration (i.e., the scolex itself is not invaginated).

After reaching the definitive host, a metacestode with retracted scolex is excysted

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