Definition of Pentastomida. Meaning of Pentastomida. Synonyms of Pentastomida

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Definition of Pentastomida

Pentastomida
Linguatulina Lin*guat`u*li"na (l[i^][ng]*gw[a^]t`[-u]*l[imac]"n[.a]), n. pl. [NL., fr. L. lingua tongue.] (Zo["o]l.) An order of wormlike, degraded, parasitic arachnids. They have two pairs of retractile hooks, near the mouth. Called also Pentastomida. Note: The adults of some species inhabit the nostrils and nasal sinuses of dogs and other carnivores. The young, after being swallowed by sheep, rabbits, etc., find their way to the lungs and liver and become encysted. These, when eaten by carnivores, develop into the adult forms.
Pentastomida
Pentastomida Pen`ta*stom"i*da, n. pl. [NL., fr. ? (see Penta-) + ? a mouth.] (Zo["o]l.) Same as Linguatulina.

Meaning of Pentastomida from wikipedia

- Pentastomida are an enigmatic group of parasitic crustaceans commonly known as tongue worms due to the resemblance of the species of the genus Linguatula...
- the disease enterobiasis. Hookworms, intestinal parasites of mammals. Pentastomida, sometimes referred to as tongue worms which are obligate parasites Platyhelminthes...
- a cosmopolitan zoonotic parasite, belonging to the tongueworm order Pentastomida. They are wormlike parasites of the respiratory systems of vertebrates...
- Mystacocarida are entirely free-living; all the members of the Tantulocarida, Pentastomida, and Branchiura are parasitic, and many of the Copepoda and Thecostraca...
- Pentastomida Linguatula serrata (linguatulosis) Porocephalus crotali / Armillifer armillatus (porocephaliasis)...
- Key sal****er marsh than at the freshwater marsh in Paynes Prairie. Pentastomida is an enigmatic group of parasites that may be related to maxillopod...
- into four lineages: Oligostraca (Ostracoda, Mystacocarida, Branchiura, Pentastomida), Vericrustacea (Malacostraca, Thecostraca, Copepoda, Branchiopoda),...
- hypothetical group of animals comprising the Onychophora, Tardigrada and Pentastomida. The name of the type genus is a combination of Ancient Gr**** onkos "swelling"...
- a buccopharyngeal infection occurring in Lebanon, probably caused by pentastomida larvae of Linguatula serrata (dog tongue worm) which wander into the...
- in Berlin from 1915 to 1935. Heymons actively studied tongue worms (Pentastomida) and his collection of these animals is held in the Museum für Naturkunde...
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