broad fish tapeworm

broad fish tapeworm
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English-Korean animal medical dictionary. 2013.

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  • tapeworm — noun a) Any parasitical worm of the class Cestoda, which infest the intestines of both animals and humans. b) A broad fish tapeworm, Diphyllobothrium latum …   Wiktionary

  • tapeworm — An intestinal parasitic worm, adults of which are found in the intestine of vertebrates; the term is commonly restricted to members of the class Cestoidea. Tapeworms consist of a scolex, variously equipped with spined or sucking structures by… …   Medical dictionary

  • broad tapeworm — noun : the fish tapeworm of man …   Useful english dictionary

  • Diphyllobothrium — Proglottids of D. latum Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia …   Wikipedia

  • Diphyllobothrium — A large genus of tapeworms (order Pseudophyllidea) characterized by a spatulate scolex with dorsal and ventral sucking grooves or bothria. Several species are found in humans, although only one, D. latum, is of widespread importance. [G. di , two …   Medical dictionary

  • Pseudophyllidea — An order of tapeworms with an aquatic life cycle, passing through coracidium, procercoid, and plerocercoid stages before developing into adults in fish, marine mammals, or fish eating mammals; includes the broad fish tapeworm of humans,… …   Medical dictionary

  • bothrium — One of the slitlike sucking grooves found on the scolex of pseudophyllidean tapeworms, such as the broad fish tapeworm of man, Diphyllobothrium latum. [G. bothros, pit or trench] * * * both·ri·um bäth rē əm n, pl ria rē ə or riums a slit, groove …   Medical dictionary

  • Host — In medicine and biology, the host can be a number of different things, including: {{}}The organism from which a parasite obtains its nutrition and/or shelter; An organism or cell culture in which a virus can replicate itself; and The transplant… …   Medical dictionary

  • operculated — Provided with a lid (operculum); denoting members of the mollusk class Gastropoda (the snails), subclass Prosobranchiata (operculate snails), and the eggs of certain parasitic worms such as the digenetic trematodes (except the schistosomes) and… …   Medical dictionary

  • diphyllobothriasis — Infection with the cestode Diphyllobothrium latum; human infection is caused by ingestion of raw or inadequately cooked fish infected with the plerocercoid larva. Leukocytosis and eosinophilia may occur; if the worm is high enough in the… …   Medical dictionary

  • Diphyllobothrium latum — the broad tapeworm or fish tapeworm, a large species found in the intestines of mammals (including humans) that eat fish. It sometimes reaches a length of 9 meters, and its head has two grooves or suckers (bothria). It has two intermediate hosts …   Medical dictionary

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