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Search Results for: taenia saginata

Taenia saginata

Definition noun A tapeworm species of class Cestoda, and is commonly known as the beef tapeworm that parasitizes humans and... Read More

Taenia

Definition noun A genus of the class Cestoda that is comprised of tapeworms that cause taeniasis and... Read More

Tapeworm

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

Taenia solium

Definition noun A tapeworm species of class Cestoda, and is commonly known as the pork tapeworm Supplement Taenia solium... Read More

Flatworm

Definition noun, plural: flatworms Any of the worms (e.g. tapeworms, trematodes, planarians, etc.) belonging to the phylum... Read More

Cestoda

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

Cyclozoonosis

Cyclozoonosis a zoonosis that requires more than one vertebrate host (but no invertebrate) for completion of the life cycle;... Read More

Hexacanth

Hexacanth The motile six-hooked first-stage larva of cyclophyllidean cestodes; it emerges from the egg and actively claws... Read More

Cestode

Definition noun, plural: cestodes A common name for the species belonging to the class Cestoda Supplement Phylum... Read More