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cestode

 [ses´tōd]
2. resembling a tapeworm.

ces·tode

, cestoid (ses'tōd, -toyd),
Common name for tapeworms of the class Cestoidea or its subclasses, Cestoda and Cestodaria.

cestode

/ces·tode/ (ses´tōd),

cestoid

(ses´toid)
2. resembling a tapeworm.

cestode

(sĕs′tōd′)
n.

ces′tode′ adj.

cestode

See tapeworm.

cestode

Tapeworm A ribbon-shaped segmented worm that inhabits the GI tract of vertebrates including humans Epidemiology Cestode infestations are more common in developing nations; US cases are linked to infected dogs or cats; Taenia solium–pork tapeworm and T saginata–beef tapeworm occur in those who eat undercooked meats; live up to 20 yrs and reach 10 m in length Clinical Unexplained weight loss, pernicious anemia, eggs or ribboned segments in stools

ces·tode

, cestoid (ses'tōd, -toyd)
Common name for tapeworms of the subclass Eucestoda.

cestode

A flat worm of the class Cestoda which includes the tapeworms.

cestode (ses´tōd),

n a tapeworm that resides in the small intestine or other vital organs (including the brain). It can be passed on to humans through contaminated or improperly cooked meats, including fish. Symptoms of infection, when they occur, are similar to mild food poisoning.

cestode

1. any individual of the class Eucestoda.
2. cestoid.
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Preparatioa of trcmatode, cestode, and nematode specimens for microscopic examination followed Schmidt (1992).
The results reported here are not dissimilar from those of Goldberg and Bursey (2001a) in that for the component helminth community of Pseudacris regilla (= Hyla regilla), six helminth species were found (two digenean species, one species of cestode, and three species of nematode) of which only one nematode species was found to be persistent, but not stable.
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