Pseudophyllidean | definition of pseudophyllidean by Medical dictionary
pertaining to tapeworms (cestodes) of the order Pseudophyllidae. Members within this order usually have a three-host aquatic life cycle. Adult tapeworms are parasitic in the intestines of fish-eating mammals, birds, fish and humans. Lengths of the adults range from 10 to 100 feet.
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to the pseudophyllidean
tapeworm, Bothriocephalus acheilognathi Yamaguti, 1934.
The Asian fish tapeworm, Bothriocephalus acheilognathi Yamaguti, 1934, has been considered one of the most dangerous pseudophyllidean
cestodes for cultured carps in Europe (Heckmann et al.
cestodes have indirect life cycles with two intermediate hosts in the life cycle of Diphyllobothrium.
Moreover, a summation of the salamander hosts of this pseudophyllidean
tapeworm is provided.
Cytological and histochemical criteria for evaluating development of trematodes and pseudophyllidean
cestodes in vivo and in vitro.