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Head gut

Definition noun The portion of the gut in certain vertebrate animals (such as fish) that include the oral or buccal cavity... Read More

Arthropod

Arthropod Definition What is an arthropod? An arthropod is an invertebrate living organism characterized by the presence of... Read More

Pancreas

Definition noun, plural: pancreases or pancreata A tongue-shaped glandular structure involved in the secretion of fluid... Read More

Primitive gut

primitive gut A flat sheet of intraembryonic endoderm that will change into a tubular gut due to the folding of embryonic... Read More

Cestoda

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

Subgerminal cavity

subgerminal cavity --> primitive gut A flat sheet of intraembryonic endoderm that will change into a tubular gut due to... Read More

Tapeworm

Definition noun, plural: tapeworms Any of the ribbon-like parasitic worms of the class Cestoda, characterized by possessing... Read More

Diphyllobothrium latum

Definition noun Fish tapeworm that infests the intestine of its mamalian (including human) host Supplement Diphyllobothrium... Read More