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tapeworms

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  • tapeworms — n. parasitic flatworm that infests the intestinal tracts of humans and other vertebrates …   English contemporary dictionary

  • flatworm — /flat werrm /, n. any worm of the phylum Platyhelminthes, having bilateral symmetry and a soft, solid, usually flattened body, including the planarians, tapeworms, and trematodes; platyhelminth. [1895 1900; FLAT1 + WORM] * * * or platyhelminth… …   Universalium

  • Tapeworm infection — Tapeworm infestation Classification and external resources ICD 10 B67 B71 ICD 9 …   Wikipedia

  • Praziquantel — Systematic (IUPAC) name (RS) 2 (Cyclohexanecarbonyl) 2,3,6,7 tetr …   Wikipedia

  • tapeworm — /tayp werrm /, n. any of various flat or tapelike worms of the class Cestoidea, lacking an alimentary canal, and parasitic when adult in the alimentary canal of humans and other vertebrates: the larval and adult stages are usually in different… …   Universalium

  • Cestoda — This article describes the flatworm. For the medical condition, see Tapeworm infection. Tapeworm redirects here. For the band, see Tapeworm (band). For the early name for a computer worm , see Computer worm. Cestoda Scientific classification …   Wikipedia

  • digestive system disease — Introduction       any of the diseases that affect the human digestive tract. Such disorders may affect the esophagus, stomach, small intestine, large intestine (colon), pancreas, liver, or biliary tract. A prevalent disorder of the digestive… …   Universalium

  • Taenia — In medicine, taenia is a genus (group) of large tapeworms some of which are parasitic in humans. In anatomy, taenia refers to a band or a structural line and applies to several bands and lines of nervous matter in the brain. In Latin, taenia… …   Medical dictionary

  • Hymenolepis nana — Dwarf tapeworm Adult dwarf tapeworm Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia …   Wikipedia

  • Hymenolepiasis — DiseaseDisorder infobox Name = Hymenolepiasis Caption = ICD10 = ICD10|B|71|0|b|65 ICD9 = ICD9|123.6 ICDO = OMIM = DiseasesDB = 32212 MedlinePlus = eMedicineSubj = eMedicineTopic = MeshID = D006925 Hymenolepiasis is infestation by one of two… …   Wikipedia

  • Cestodaria — A subclass of the class Cestoidea, containing tapeworms that lack a scolex and are unsegmented (monozoic), in contrast to the typical tapeworms in the subclass Cestoda; larvae of c. (called lycophora) characteristically have 10 hooklets rather… …   Medical dictionary


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