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MULTICEPS

A genus of taeniid tapeworms in which the larval forms in herbivores occur in the form of a coenurus (multiple scoleces invaginated within a single cyst). Origin: multi-+ L. Caput, head Multiceps multiceps, a species the mature form of which occurs in the intestines of dogs; the coenurus develops in the brains of herbivorous animals, especially sheep; the cyst is often called Coenurus cerebralis. Multiceps serialis, a species the mature form of which is found in the intestine of dogs; the coenurus is found in the subcutaneous tissues of rabbits.
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