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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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In Japan, as many as 11 species of diphyllobothriid cestodes have been reported to infect humans (2), and misidentification with other species cannot be ruled out.
The single striped skunk examined in this investigation was infected with 1 nematode and 2 cestode species.
two chiggers (Euschoengastia fronteriza and Euschoengastia criceticola) and one sucking louse (Hoplopleura hesperomydis) and six helminths: one nematode (Carolinensts tuffi), two trematodes (Scaphiostomum Pancreaticum and Zonorchis Komareki), two cestodes (Catenotaenia dendritica and a larval cewtode, Strobilocercus sp.
Cestodes were stained in carmine and mounted in Canada balsam for identification.
In this case, the eosinophilia was also likely to have been a response to infection, although the cestodes discovered later may also have been a contributing factor.
Albendazole, a safe, broad-spectrum benzimidazole anthelmintic has long been used to combat many nematodes, trematodes and cestode parasites occurring in human and animals (4).
HCs are formed as a result of infestation with the cestode E.
Two species of trematodes, Prosthogonimus cuneatus and Echinostoma revolutum (Fagasinski 1962, Kanev 1985), one cestode, Microsomacanthus paracompressa (Vassilev and Kamburov 1969) and one nematode, Thominx phasianina, (Vassilev and Kamburov 1965) are European species never reported in the United States (Table 1) in turkeys.
Experimental studies on the lead accumulation in the cestode Hymenolepis diminuta and its final host, Rattus norvegicus.