strobilocercus


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strobilocercus

[‚sträb·ə·lō′sər·kəs]
(invertebrate zoology)
A larval tapeworm that has undergone strobilation.
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The intermediate hosts become infected by ingesting eggs from the contaminated environment, and they develop a characteristic strobilocercus-type larva, called Strobilocercus fasciolaris, encysted in the liver, where they continue their development (Al Salihi et al.
two chiggers (Euschoengastia fronteriza and Euschoengastia criceticola) and one sucking louse (Hoplopleura hesperomydis) and six helminths: one nematode (Carolinensts tuffi), two trematodes (Scaphiostomum Pancreaticum and Zonorchis Komareki), two cestodes (Catenotaenia dendritica and a larval cewtode, Strobilocercus sp.
The strobilocercus, surrounded by a round or oval cyst, is usually located in the liver and sometimes in the abdominal or breast cavity (Kozlov, 1977; Key .