Trematoda


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Trematoda

 [trem″ah-to´dah]
the flukes or trematodes, a class of the phylum Platyhelminthes; many are parasitic in humans and other animals, with infections resulting from the ingestion of insufficiently cooked fish, crustaceans, or vegetation containing their larvae. Important parasites infecting humans belong to the genera Clonorchis, Dicrocoelium, Fasciola, Fasciolopsis, Heterophyes, Metagonimus, Opisthorchis, Paragonimus, and Schistosoma.

Trem·a·to·da

(trem'ă-tō'dă),
A class in the phylum Platyhelminthes (the flatworms), consisting of flukes with a leaf-shaped body and two muscular suckers, and an acelomate parenchyma-filled body cavity. Circulatory system and sense organs are not present, but an incomplete alimentary canal is found (lacking an anus). Flukes of interest to human or veterinary medicine are members of the order Digenea, with complete life cycles involving embryonic multiplication in a mollusk as their first intermediate host. The other order, Monogenea, consists chiefly of parasites of fish that have a simpler pattern of direct development on a single host.
[G. trēmatōdēs, full of holes, fr. trēma, a hole, + eidos, appearance]

Trem·a·to·da

(trem'ă-tō'dă)
A class in the phylum Platyhelminthes (the flatworms) consisting of flukes with a leaf-shaped body and two muscular suckers, and an acelomate parenchyma-filled body cavity. Flukes of interest to human or veterinary medicine are members of the order Digenea, with complete life cycles involving embryonic multiplication in a mollusk as their first intermediate host.
[G. trēmatōdēs, full of holes, fr. trēma, a hole, + eidos, appearance]

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New insight in lymnaeid snails (Mollusca, Gastropoda) as intermediate hosts of Fasciola hepatica (Trematoda, Digenea) in Belgium and Luxembourg.
Petney, "Spatial and temporal genetic variation of Echinostoma revolutum (Trematoda: Echinostomatidae) from Thailand and the Lao PDR," Acta Tropica, vol.
Miyahara, "The first case of human infection with clinostomum (Trematoda: Clinostomidae) in yamaguchi prefecture, Japan," Med Bull Fukuoka University, vol.
A re-description and life-history of Gigantocotyle explanatum (Creplin, 1847) Nasmark, 1937 (Trematoda;Paramphistomidae) from India.
elegans representing Nematoda which is phylogenically the next higher phyrum to the OV representing Trematoda (Merida et al, 2008; Tsunozaki et al., 2008), the present authors recently examined the occurrence of DGK-like immunoreactivities in the OV using antibodies against various DGK isoforms of rats, and have reported in immuno-light and electron microscopy the occurrence of cells immuno-stained with the DGKg antibody selectively in the Mehlis gland of the OV, although the exact identification of the DGK-like molecule remains to be elucidated.
(Trematoda: Bucephalidae) on Perna perna mussels from a culture station in Ratones Grande Island, Brazil.
Hallazgo de Fasciola hepatica (Trematoda: Digenea) en un carpincho (Hydrochaeris hydrochaeris) de la Provincia de Corrientes, Argentina.
Fascioloides magna (Trematoda) and Taenia hydatigena (Cestoda) from white-tailed deer.
[35.] Alyousif MS (1986) Surface topography of Microcotyle sebastis (Trematoda: Monogenea) by scanning electron microscopy.