Definition of Cestoda. Meaning of Cestoda. Synonyms of Cestoda

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Definition of Cestoda

Cestoda
Cestoidea Ces*toid"e*a (s[e^]s*toid"[-e]*[.a]), n. pl. [NL., gr. Gr. kesto`s girdle + -oid.] (Zo["o]l.) A class of parasitic worms (Platelminthes) of which the tapeworms are the most common examples. The body is flattened, and usually but not always long, and composed of numerous joints or segments, each of which may contain a complete set of male and female reproductive organs. They have neither mouth nor intestine. See Tapeworm. [Written also Cestoda.]

Meaning of Cestoda from wikipedia

- Cestoda is a cl**** of parasitic worms in the flatworm phylum (Platyhelminthes). Most of the species—and the best-known—are those in the subcl**** Eucestoda;...
- non-parasitic animals such as planarians, and three entirely parasitic groups: Cestoda, Trematoda and Monogenea; however, since the turbellarians have since been...
- referring to parasitic worms, especially the Nematoda (roundworms) and Cestoda (tapeworms) which reside in the intestines of their host. When an animal...
- Bylund, G; Wikgren, BJ (1986). "Diphyllobothrium nihonkaiense sp. nov (Cestoda: Diphyllobothriidae)---revised identification of ****anese broad tapeworm"...
- tapeworms, are the larger of the two subcl****es of flatworms in the cl**** Cestoda (the other subcl**** is Cestodaria). Larvae have six posterior hooks on...
- Cestodaria is one of two subcl****es of the cl**** Cestoda. The Cestodaria subcl**** is made up of Amphilinidea and Gyrocotylidea. The larvae have ten hooks...
- groups: Turbellaria and the wholly parasitic Trematoda, Monogenea and Cestoda. In this cl****ification the Turbellaria include the Acoelomorpha (Acoela...
- segmentation can be confined only to ectodermally derived tissue, e.g., in the Cestoda tapeworms. Metamerism is far more important biologically since it results...
- rhabditophoran flatworms containing the parasitic groups Trematoda, Monogenea and Cestoda. All neodermatans are parasites, in many groups having a free-swimming...
- Tubifex tubifex Destroys gonad Protista Haplosporidia Urosporidium charletti Cestoda Catenotaenia dendritica "Hypercastrator" (a hyperparasite that castrates...
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