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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Proliferating acephalic larval cestode infections have been described since 1908.
Niclosamide is the first-line agent for most cestode infections in humans (Diphyllobothrium latum, Taenia saginata, and Taenia solium).
DISCUSSION: Taenia are grouped under cestode infections which are important zoonotic diseases.