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Search Results for: schistosoma

Schistosoma

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

Definitive host

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

Intermediate host

Intermediate Host Definition When looking at the relationships amongst different biological members of our biosphere, we... Read More

Fluke

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

Trematode

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

Gynaecophore

Definition noun, plural: gynecophores A receptacle, often in the ventral body, of certain adult male animals (dioecious... Read More

Trematoda

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

Subclass

Definition noun, plural: subclasses (taxonomy) A taxonomic rank that is subordinate to a class (and superior to an... Read More

Cercaria

Cercaria The free-swimming trematode larva that emerges from its host snail; it may penetrate the skin of a final host (as... 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

Indirect life cycle

Definition noun A type of parasitic life cycle wherein the parasite is transmitted indirectly from one host to the next,... Read More