trematode worm

trematode worm

Wikipedia foundation.

Игры ⚽ Нужен реферат?

Look at other dictionaries:

  • trematode worm — noun parasitic flatworms having external suckers for attaching to a host • Syn: ↑fluke, ↑trematode • Hypernyms: ↑flatworm, ↑platyhelminth • Hyponyms: ↑liver fluke, ↑Fasciola hepatica …   Useful english dictionary

  • trematode — noun any of several parasitic flatworms, of the class Trematoda, that have external suckers Syn: fluke, trematode worm …   Wiktionary

  • worm itch — gyro (a parasitic infestation of fish caused by the trematode Gyrodactylus) …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • Schistosome — A parasitic trematode worm contracted from infested water that is capable of causing liver, gastrointestinal tract and bladder disease. There are three main species of these trematode worms (flukes) Schistosoma haematobium, Schistosoma japonicum …   Medical dictionary

  • Schistosoma — A genus of digenetic trematodes, including the important blood flukes of humans and domestic animals, that cause schistosomiasis; characterized by elongate shape, by separate sexes with marked sexual dimorphism, by their unusual location in the… …   Medical dictionary

  • cercaria — The free swimming trematode larva that emerges from its host snail; it may penetrate the skin of a final host (as in Schistosoma of humans), encyst on vegetation (as in Fasciola), in or on fish (as in Clonorchis), or penetrate and encyst in… …   Medical dictionary

  • class Trematoda — noun parasitic flatworms (including flukes) • Syn: ↑Trematoda • Hypernyms: ↑class • Member Holonyms: ↑Platyhelminthes, ↑phylum Platyhelminthes • Member Meronyms …   Useful english dictionary

  • liver fluke — noun flatworm parasitic in liver and bile ducts of domestic animals and humans (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑Fasciola hepatica • Hypernyms: ↑fluke, ↑trematode, ↑trematode worm • Member Holonyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Trematoda — noun parasitic flatworms (including flukes) • Syn: ↑class Trematoda • Hypernyms: ↑class • Member Holonyms: ↑Platyhelminthes, ↑phylum Platyhelminthes • Member Meronyms …   Useful english dictionary

  • fluke — Common name for members of the class Trematoda (phylum Platyhelminthes). All flukes of mammals (subclass Digenea) are internal parasites in the adult stage and are characterized by complex digenetic life cycles involving a …   Medical dictionary

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”