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Search Results for: fluke

Fluke

Definition noun, plural: flukes (1) (ichthyology) Summer flounder, Paralichthys dentatus (a flatfish) (2) (cetology) Either... Read More

Clonorchis sinensis

Definition noun A liver fluke species belonging to the family Opisthorchiidae of the Class Trematoda, and endemic in Japan,... Read More

Fasciola hepatica

Definition noun A liver fluke belonging to the family Fasciolidae of the class Trematoda, and is endemic in the U.S.,... Read More

Definitive host

Different Biological Relationships The biological world is interconnected whether we notice it or not. All the life forms... Read More

Trematode

Definition noun, plural: trematodes A common name for the species belonging to the Class Trematoda, which is characterized... Read More

Schistosoma

Definition noun (taxonomy) A genus of the Phylum Platyhelminthes that is comprised of parasitic... Read More

Arm

Arm 1. The limb of the human body which extends from the shoulder to the hand; also, the corresponding limb of a monkey. 2.... Read More

Palm

palm 1. (Science: anatomy) The inner and somewhat concave part of the hand between the bases of the fingers and the wrist.... Read More

Turbot

turbot (Science: zoology) A large European flounder (Rhombus maximus) highly esteemed as a food fish. It often weighs from... Read More

Parasite

Definition noun, plural: parasites An organism that obtains nourishment and shelter on another... Read More

Anchor

Anchor 1. A iron instrument which is attached to a ship by a cable (rope or chain), and which, being cast overboard, lays... Read More

Trematoda

Definition noun (taxonomy) A class of the Phylum Platyhelminthes that is comprised of parasitic flukes Supplement The phylum... Read More

Obligate parasite

Parasitism is a form of symbiosis that occurs between a parasite and its host. The parasite is the organism that generally... Read More

Digenetic

Definition adjective (1) (zoology) Of, pertaining to, or relating to digenesis. (2) (taxonomy) Of, relating to or pertaining... Read More

Troglotrema salmincola

Troglotrema salmincola --> Nanophyetus salmincola A digenetic fish-borne fluke (family Nanophyetidae) of dogs and other... Read More