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flatworm

 [flat´werm]
an individual organism of the phylum platyhelminthes; those parasitic in humans include tapeworms and flukes. Called also platyhelminth.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

flat·worm

(flat'wŏrm),
A member of the phylum Platyhelminthes, including the parasitic tapeworms and flukes.
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flatworm

(flăt′wûrm′)
n.
Any of various parasitic and nonparasitic worms of the phylum Platyhelminthes, such as a tapeworm or a planarian, characteristically having a soft, flat, bilaterally symmetrical body and no body cavity. Also called platyhelminth.
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flat·worm

(flat'wŏrm)
A member of the phylum Platyhelminthes, including the parasitic tapeworms and flukes.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

flatworm

see PLATYHELMINTH.
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Molecular studies on Platyhelminthes parasites A Monogenea 43% Digenea 37% Cestoda 18% Monogenea, Digenea and Cestoda 2% B Mitochondrial 8% Nuclear 69% Mitochondrial and nuclear 23% Note: Table made from pie chart.
A new species of Dugesia (Platyhelminthes, Tricladida, Dugesiidae) from the Afromontane forest in South Africa, with an overview of freshwater planarians from the African continent.
Weigl et al., "Morphological and molecular differentiation between Dicrocoelium dendriticum (Rudolphi, 1819) and Dicrocoelium chinensis (Sudarikov and Ryjikov, 1951) Tang and Tang, 1978 (Platyhelminthes: Digenea)," Acta Tropica, vol.
Los filos menos abundantes y menos representados fueron Chordata, Sipuncula y Platyhelminthes con <1%.
Mendoza-Garfias, "Trematode parasites (Platyhelminthes) of wildlife vertebrates in Mexico," Zootaxa, vol.
Ends of chromosomes in Polycelis tenuis (Platyhelminthes) have telomere repeat TTAGGG.
PLATYHELMINTHES Gegenbaur, 1859 Digenea (Van Beneden, 1858)
griseus, con longitudes totales comprendidas entre 91 a 182[micron]m, encontrandose ocho especies simbiontes pertenecientes al subreino Protozoa, Goldfuss 1818, y a los phyla Platyhelminthes, Schneider 1873, y Arthropoda, von Siebold 1848 (Lightner, 1996).
Phylogeny of the Cercomeria (Platyhelminthes: Rhabdocoela) and general evolutionary principles.
Twenty-one species from the phyla Annelida, Mollusca, Arthropoda, Platyhelminthes, and Chaetognatha were identified from the experiments (Table 1).