\mˈɛsə͡ʊsstˌɔ͡ɪdz], \mˈɛsəʊsstˌɔɪdz], \m_ˈɛ_s_əʊ_s_s_t_ˌɔɪ_d_z]\
Definitions of MESOCESTOIDES
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A genus of tapeworm, containing several species, found as adults in birds and mammals. The larvae or cysticercoid stage develop in invertebrates. Human infection has been reported and is probably acquired from eating inadequately cooked meat of animals infected with the second larval stage known as the tetrahythridium.
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