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(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.
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 October 13, 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 October 13]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/750645/all/larva.
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