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glo•chid•i•um



Pronunciation: (glō-kid'ē-um), [key]
n.,
pl. -chid•i•aPronunciation: (-kid'ē-u). [key]

1. glochid.
2. the larva of a freshwater mussel of the family Unionidae that lives as a temporary parasite in the gills or on other external parts of fishes.

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