trematode


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trematode:

see flukefluke,
parasitic flatworm of the trematoda class, related to the tapeworm. Instead of the cilia, external sense organs, and epidermis of the free-living flatworms, adult flukes have sucking disks with which they cling to their hosts and an external cuticle that resists digestion
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; PlatyhelminthesPlatyhelminthes
, phylum containing about 20,000 species of soft-bodied, bilaterally symmetrical, invertebrate animals, commonly called flatworms. There are four classes: the free-living, primarily aquatic class, Turbellaria, and Trematoda, Cestoda, and Monogenea, which are
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In some specimens for the present histological study, gonadal infection by trematode (sporocysts and cercariae) and Marteilia-like parasites was observed (Fig.
Fripp (1967) and Senft (1968) observed that the trematode parasites that live in the biliary system of the animal get their nutrients from the bile or the blood.
In this sense, given the importance of this agroecosystem type in Northeast Argentina, further research efforts should be encouraged to obtain more knowledge about the larval trematode species that parasitize snails in rice fields (using morphological, molecular and life-cycle data) as well as of their hosts.
Although trematode cysts have been linked to limb malformations in a variety of amphibian species (for example, Sessions and Ruth 1990; Johnson and others 1999; Sessions and others 1999), including R.
org) to analyze variation of parasite mean intensity as well as trematode and nematode species richness among locations.
The GIT helminthes were further categorized into nematodes, cestodes and trematodes and their respective prevalence in goats and sheep was determined.
On the basis of histopathologic work-up, researchers from our hospital previously reported possible trematode infection in a large group of children with ocular inflammation (17,18).
In a study with deer mice (Peromyscus maniculatus), chronic trematode infection was related to an investment in fewer, larger offspring (Schwanz 2008).
1) Depending on the trematode species, the life cycle may include further host stages.
1) F hepatica was described as the first foodborne trematode that can occur worldwide in the areas where sheep and cattle are raised.