schistocephalus

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cranium

 [kra´ne-um] (pl. cra´nia) (L.)
the large round superior part of the skull, enclosing the brain and made up of the cranial bones.
cranium bi´fidum incomplete formation of the skull, with defective formation of the brain and often an encephalocele or meningocele. Called also cranioschisis.

schistocephalus

(skĭs″tō-sĕf′ă-lŭs) [″ + kephale, head]
A fetus with a cleft head.
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Virulence of the cestode Schistocephalus solidus and reprotion in infected threespine stickelback, Gasterosteus aculeatus.
Dr Iain Barber,of the Institute of Biological Sciences at the University of Wales,Aberystwyth, will reveal the amazingly complex life-cycle of the tapeworm (Schistocephalus solidus)in the second of BBC1's three-part series on parasites,Body Snatchers.
1992); and cyclopoid copepod species (Cyclops abyssorum and Macrocyclops albidus) infected by Schistocephalus solidus (Cestoda) (Urdal et al.
The tapeworm Schistocephalus solidus alters the activity and response, but not the predation susceptibility of infected copepods.
Virulence of the cestode Schistocephalus solidus and reproduction in infected threespine stickleback, Gasterosteus aculeatus.