Monogenea


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Monogenea

[‚män·ə′jē·nē·ə]
(invertebrate zoology)
A diverse subclass of the Trematoda which are principally ectoparasites of fishes; individuals have enlarged anterior and posterior holdfasts with paired suckers anteriorly and opisthaptors posteriorly.
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1988); That is, they would affect the permeability of the cell membrane of the parasites and cause causes vacuolization and disintegration of monogenea teguments.
Most of the monogenea were minute and difficult to work with following host freezing.
Also published by VIMS is "Bibliography of the Monogenea, Literature of the World 1758 to 1982" by William J.
Digenea, Monogenea, Cestoidea, and Acanthocephala were fixed in AFA (ethyl alcohol-formalin-acetic acid), stained with Semichon's Carmine, and mounted in Canada Balsam.