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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tapeworm_infection

Tapeworm infection is the infestation of the digestive tract by a species of parasitic flatworm ... Tapeworm infection can also be caused by eating raw or undercooked meat from an animal that ... Symptoms vary widely, as do treatment options, and these issues are discussed in detail in the individual articles on each worm.

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Parasitic_nutrition

Parasitic nutrition is a mode of heterotrophic nutrition where an organism (known as a parasite) ... Rather than requiring adaptations to penetrate the host, as ectoparasites do, endoparasites are in a ... Since nutrients in the small intestine are plentiful and pre-digested by the host, tapeworms do not require a gut and instead ...

animals.mom.me/tapeworms-feed-10072.html

Tapeworms are long, segmented flat worms that live out their adult lives in the host's intestinal tract. Often there's no obvious evidence of the presence of these  ...

www.theregister.co.uk/2007/01/27/the_odd_body_tapeworm

Jan 27, 2007 ... Tapeworms have no digestive tract so they must eat food already digested by another animal. That is precisely what they do as a parasite ...

socratic.org/questions/what-do-tapeworms-eat

Nov 8, 2016 ... The tapeworms feed off the food that the host is digesting.

m.kidshealth.org/en/teens/tapeworm.html

As if tapeworms aren't gross enough on their own, the ... Tapeworms can spread when someone eats or ...

www.slate.com/articles/news_and_politics/explainer/2006/03/ive_gota_tapeworm_in_me.html

Mar 31, 2006 ... Head of a tape worm Click on image to expand. ... Though the parasite does absorb some of your digested food through its skin, it won't eat ...

www.livescience.com/53598-tapeworms.html

Feb 3, 2016 ... Tapeworms are flat, segmented parasites that can grow in a host's intestine and feed ... (Trichinosis, also an infection caused by eating undercooked meat, ... Cysts in the muscles typically do not cause symptoms, though those ...

www.webmd.com/digestive-disorders/tapeworms-in-humans

Sep 16, 2015 ... Eating undercooked meat from infected animals is the main cause of tapeworm infection in people. Although tapeworms in humans usually ...