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Definition of flatworms

flatworms
Platyelminthes Plat`y*el*min"thes, n. pl. [NL. See Platy-, and Helminthes.] (Zo["o]l.) A class of helminthes including the cestodes, or tapeworms, the trematodes, and the turbellarians. Called also flatworms.
Flatworm
Flatworm Flat"worm`, n. (Zo["o]l.) Any worm belonging to the Plathelminthes; also, sometimes applied to the planarians.

Meaning of flatworms from wikipedia

- The flatworms, flat worms, Platyhelminthes, Plathelminthes, or platyhelminths (from the Gr**** πλατύ, platy, meaning "flat" and ἕλμινς (root: ἑλμινθ-)...
- brown. Young flatworms vary in colour from white to pale orange and develop their adult colouration as they grow. During the day, flatworms can be found...
- feed on mollusks. These flatworms can track their prey. When captured, earthworms begin to react to the attack, but a flatworm uses the muscles in its...
- ISBN 978-0312253776 Fighting to Mate - Flatworm **** Fencing (pbs.org) Bizarre Animal Mating Rituals Video of two marine flatworms mating from The Shape of Life...
- within the phylum Platyhelminthes. It includes two groups of parasitic flatworms, known as flukes. They are internal parasites of molluscs and vertebrates...
- cutting the trained flatworms in two he ground them into small pieces and fed them to other flatworms. He reported that the flatworms learned to ****ociate...
- This represents an early stage in cephalization. The Platyhelminthes (flatworms) have a more complex nervous system than the Acoela, and are lightly cephalized...
- The **** flatworm (Thysanozoon brocchii) is a polyclad flatworm in the family Pseudocerotidae. **** flatworms may grow to 8 cm in total length. They...
- digestive chamber with either one opening (in Ctenophora, Cnidaria, and flatworms) or two openings (in most bilaterians). Nearly all animals make use of...
- cl****ify. Acoelomorphs resemble flatworms in many respects, but have a simpler anatomy, not even having a gut. Like flatworms, they have no circulatory or...
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