turbellarian


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turbellarian

(tûr′bə-lâr′ē-ən)
n.
Any of various free-living chiefly aquatic ciliate flatworms, including the planarians.

tur′bel·lar′i·an adj.

turbellarian

any aquatic free-swimming PLATYHELMINTH of the class Turbellaria, the body of which is covered with cilia.
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Scale bar = 50 [micro]m, f) turbellarian Paravortex-like specimen in the intestine lumen.
An unidentified turbellarian has also been recorded in Panopea generosa from Canada which did not evoke a host response and was not associated with losses (Bower 2002, Bower & Blackbourn 2003).
Distribution of the turbellarian Urastoma cyprinae on the gills of the eastern oyster Crassostrea virginica.
A Urastoma-Eke turbellarian was detected in gills of three Ensis macha sampled in May.
a digenetic trematode, and a turbellarian were confirmed in the histological preparations of the blood cockle, A.
The turbellarian Urastoma cyprinae (Graft 1882) has been reported parasitizing the gills of various bivalves, including the blue mussel Mytilus galloprovincialis (Burt & Drinnan 1968, Fleming 1986, Murina & Solonchenko 1991, Robledo et al.
In fact, there was no more than one turbellarian, either gill or intestine, occurring in the tissue when the scallops were infected despite their origin.
undatum identified by Koie (1969) are the turbellarian commensal Graffilla buccinicola (Jameson, 1897), found in the digestive gland and stomach, and the trematode Steringophorus furciger (Olsson, 1867) Odhner, 1902, present only in the stomach.
Axial specification in a basal member of the spiralian clade: lineage relationships of the first four cells to the larval body plan in the polyclad turbellarian Hoploplana inquilina.
Quantitative differences in mitochondrial ultrastructure of a thiobiotic and an oxybiotic turbellarian.