distome


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distome

(dĭs-tōm′)
A fluke with two suckers, an oral and a ventral sucker, or acetabulum.
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Longifurcate- pharyngeate distome cercariae (strigeid) were the second most common cercariae in the samples collected and were twice as long as the cercariae of Schistosoma japonicum.
Although single trematode parasitism is commonly demonstrated by majority of snail infection cases, very few have noted coinfection in other snail species like that of Indoplanorbis exustus, where xiphidiocercaria and longifurcatepharyngeate distome cercaria existed in a single snail host [48].
(5)-(6) Longifurcate-pharyngeate distome cercariae (Strigea cercariae).
Considering all known species of Pleorchis, feature "Distomes of marine fishes having numerous testes arranged in 2-4 longitudinal rows" is proposed as the primary diagnostic
Rare digenetic distomes, intestinal parasites in marine fishes; cosmopolitan.