cestode


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Related to cestode: tapeworm, Protozoa, nematode, cestode infection
  • noun

Synonyms for cestode

ribbonlike flatworms that are parasitic in the intestines of humans and other vertebrates

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pacificus is the most common cestode species that causes fish-borne diseases in South America (2).
procyonis has been reported from the raccoon from throughout North America, this represents the first report of this cestode from Nebraska.
Human cestode infections Stage seen Species In man Common name Disease Taenia saginata Adult Beef tapeworm Rarely symptomatic Taenia solium Adult Pork tapeworm Rarely symptomatic Larva Cysticercosis Brain and tissue cysts Taenia multiceps Larva Bladderworm, Brain and eye cysts coenurosis E.
This craspedate cestode has four suckers on an unarmed scolex.
Examination of the histological sections revealed the occurrence of cestode larvae of the genus Tylocephalum (Fig.
However, these complement levels in CE cases were not very high compared to healthy controls, unlike in patients with other cestode or helminthic infections, as shown earlier (12,32).
Humans are the hosts, harboring the adult tapeworm, or cestode, in the jejunum after consumption of tapeworm-infested (measly) pork.
In that study the cestode Echinococcus multilocularis was found in rodents in Lithuania for the first time.
plerocercoid larvae of an unknown cestode species, and the nematode Hysterothylacium aduncum were observed too infrequently (<4% prevalence in all samples) to be considered useful as biological tags (see MacKenzie and Abaunza, 1998).
Lifetime reproductive output in a hermaphrodite cestode when reproducing alone or in pairs: a time cost of pairing.
Cross-reaction antigens from experimental murine cysticercosis caused by T crassiceps are useful in diagnosing human cestode diseases and evaluating vaccines against porcine cysticercosis.
Thus, with episodic oxygen exposure, the cestode would produce a highly reactive molecular species.
Hydatid cyst disease is a parasitic disease caused by a cestode known as echinococci.