bothria


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both·ri·a

(both'rē-ă),
Plural of bothrium.
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acheilognathi attaches to the gut wall by its bothria, which engulf the intestinal folds.
Lesions associated with the scolex depend upon the force exerted by the bothria to maintain attachment.
Their scolex is finger shaped with dorsal and ventral bothria (grooves or sucking organs).
Excysted plerocercoids are relatively large (total length of 4-22 mm), and their anterior end (future scolex) possesses distinct bothria measuring 0.5-1.4 mm in length (Figure 3); the surface of plerocercoids is wrinkled and covered with microtriches [approximately equal to] 4 pm long.
Single trichobothrium on metatarsi, 2-4 on tibiae; bothria well developed with smooth posterior hood.