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Di·ge·ne·a

(dī-jē'nē-ă),
Subclass of parasitic flatworms (class Trematoda) characterized by a complex life cycle involving developmental multiplying stages in a mollusk intermediate host, an adult stage in a vertebrate, and often involving an additional transport host or an additional intermediate host; includes all the common flukes of humans and other mammals.
[G. di-, two, + genesis, generation]

Digenea

a subclass or order of trematodes containing the liver FLUKES. Compare MONO GENEA.

Digenea

a subclass of trematodes that includes most of the flukes of veterinary importance.
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A digenetic trematode was detected in the samples obtained from all habitats, but different prevalence of infection was evident among the sites.
digenetic trematodes, and ciliates were detected from Crassostrea iredalei from the coast of the Philippines (Erazo-Pagador 2010).
2%) were infested with one to two undescribed digenetic trematodes.
Unencysted metacercarial stages of another digenetic trematode species in the genus Proctoeces (Fig.
Sporocysts of a species of digenetic trematode in the genus Bucephalus (Fig.
Some specimens were prepared for scanning electron microscopy (SEM) using standard techniques for digenetic trematodes, then examined at different accelerating voltages (5-10 kV) and working distances, using a Leica Stereoscan 420 SEM.
Three digenetic trematodes of Clarias mossambicus Peters (Clariidae) from Ethiopia.
Synopsis of the digenetic trematodes of vertebrates.
Ancylid snails as intermediate hosts of Megalodiscus temperatus and other digenetic trematodes.
33%) of parasitic infection by digenetic trematodes resulting in castration was also noted.