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(lar′vă )

(lar′vē″)
(lar′vī″)
pl. larvae [L. larva, a ghost, mask]

1. A general term for the developing form of an insect after it has emerged from the egg and before it transforms into a pupa, from which it emerges as an adult.
SEE: imago (3); SEE: pupa
2. The immature forms of other invertebrates such as worms.
larval (lar′văl ), adj.

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Venes, Donald, editor. "Larva." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/750645/all/larva.
Larva. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/750645/all/larva. Accessed May 24, 2019.
Larva. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/750645/all/larva
Larva [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 May 24]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/750645/all/larva.
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