Trematoda is a class within the phylum Platyhelminthes. It includes two groups of
parasitic flatworms, known as flukes. They are internal parasites of molluscs and
vertebrates. Most trematodes have ...
Nov 23, 2015 ... Trematode infections occur worldwide. Trematodes, also called flukes, cause
various clinical infections in humans.
Trematodes of dogs and cats have indirect life cycles that require one or two
intermediate hosts to reach the infective stage. A representative trematode life
6.1 Infections of the Alimentary Canal and Associated Organs. Introduction. The
trematodes (or flukes) are leaf shaped with an outer cover called the tegument ...
Trematodes, or flukes, are parasitic flatworms with unique life cycles involving
sexual reproduction in mammalian and other vertebrate definitive hosts and ...
Schistosoma is the only trematode that invades through the skin; about 200
million people are infected worldwide. Cercariae mature in the liver, and adults ...
Trematode definition, any parasitic platyhelminth or flatworm of the class
Trematoda, having one or more external suckers; fluke. See more.
All trematodes are parasitic, and most adult trematodes parasitize vertebrates.
Around 9000 species have been described. Their body is covered with a ...
Trematode infections occur worldwide. Trematodes have complicated life cycles,
with alternating asexual and sexual developments in different hosts.
Trematodes, or flukes, are another class of helminths that have parasitic species.
Adult flukes are typically flat, oval-shaped worms that have a layer of muscles ...