Definition of Echinococcus. Meaning of Echinococcus. Synonyms of Echinococcus

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Definition of Echinococcus

Echinococcus
Echinococcus E*chi`no*coc"cus, n. [NL., fr. Gr. ? hedgehog, sea urchin + ? grain, seed. So called because forming little granular bodies, each armed with hooklets and disposed upon the inner wall of the hydatid cysts.] (Zo["o]l.) A parasite of man and of many domestic and wild animals, forming compound cysts or tumors (called hydatid cysts) in various organs, but especially in the liver and lungs, which often cause death. It is the larval stage of the T[ae]nia echinococcus, a small tapeworm peculiar to the dog.

Meaning of Echinococcus from wikipedia

- genusEchinococcus oligarthrus, Echinococcus vogeli, Echinococcus multilocularis, Echinococcus shiquicus, Echinococcus equinus, Echinococcus ortleppi...
- Echinococcus granulosus, also called the hydatid worm, hyper tape-worm or dog tapeworm, is a cyclophyllid cestode that dwells in the small intestine of...
- accuracy and precision in diagnosing Echinococcus multiocularis and distinguishing it from other species like Echinococcus granulosus. Alveolar echinococcosis...
- PMID 27733281. "Echinococcosis [Echinococcus granulosus] [Echinococcus multilocularis] [Echinococcus oligarthrus] [Echinococcus vogeli]". CDC. 29 November...
- America. E. vogeli, as well as other members of the genus Echinococcus (especially Echinococcus multilocularis), produce a disease called echinococcosis...
- Echinococcus shiquicus is a parasitic worm first identified in 2006. It was found in Tibetan foxes in the Qinghai–Tibet plateau region. Two types of adult...
- Hydatid may refer to: Echinococcosis Echinococcus granulosus, known as the hydatid tapeworm Hydatid of Morgagni Hydatidiform mole or hydatid mole...
- or eat food prepared in, conditions of poor hygiene (Hymenolepis or Echinococcus species). The unproven concept of using tapeworms as a slimming aid has...
- becoming detached when exhausted. Some members of the Eucestoda (such as Echinococcus, Sparganum, Taenia multiceps sp., and Mesocestoides sp.) can reproduce...
- in the genus Taenia and parasites that encyst in humans of the genus Echinococcus Anoplocephalidae, which includes several tapeworms of horses and a genus...
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