Cestoda

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Cestoda

[se′stō·də]
(invertebrate zoology)
A subclass of tapeworms including most members of the class Cestoidea; all are endoparasites of vertebrates.
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cati, Ascaris lumbricoides, and species of Gnathastoma, Angiostrongylus, and Ancylostoma, as well as larval cestode infections such as cysticercosis and echinococcosis (6,27).
Proliferating acephalic larval cestode infections have been described since 1908.
Cestode infections should be considered as differential diagnoses of co-infections in HIV/AIDS patients.