Pseudophyllidean | definition of pseudophyllidean by Medical dictionary
pertaining to tapeworms (cestodes) of the order Pseudophyllidae. Members within this order usually have a three-host aquatic life cycle. Adult tapeworms are parasitic in the intestines of fish-eating mammals, birds, fish and humans. Lengths of the adults range from 10 to 100 feet.
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Moreover, a summation of the salamander hosts of this pseudophyllidean tapeworm is provided.
A pseudophyllidean tapeworm matching Thomas' (1937a) description of B.
Cytological and histochemical criteria for evaluating development of trematodes and pseudophyllidean
cestodes in vivo and in vitro.