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Flashcards in Chapters 5, 6, 7, and 8 Key Terms Deck (29):
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Cestode

Tapeworm

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True tapeworm

Eucestoede

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Pseudotapeworm

Fake tapeworm

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Proglottid

Compartments that hold eggs

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Scolex

Head

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Acetabula, suckers

Holds to the lining of small intestines

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Tegument

Body wall

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Rostellum

anchor like organelle

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Armed tapeworm

When tapeworm has a rostellum

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Unarmed tapeworm

Tapeworm lacks rostellum

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Neck

Germinal or growth region

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Immature proglottid

Youngest

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Mature proglottid

Intermediate in distance from scolex and neck

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Gravid proglottid

Farthest from scolex and neck

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Hermaphroditic

having both the male and female reproductive organs

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Hexacanth embryo

Six hooks

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Metacestode stage

Larval tapeworms

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Cysticercoid

Contains small, fluid filled space

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Cysticercus

"bladderworm" stage

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coenurus

Larval tapeworm stage characterized by large, fluid filled bladder with multiple solices

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Bothria

Grooves along length of scolex

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Coracidium

Ciliated hexacanth embryo

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Copepod

Aquatic crustacean

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Operculum

Door

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Amphistome

Flukes that appear to possess a "mouth" at both ends of body

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Schistosomes

Blood flukes

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Monogenetic fluke

One beginning

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Digenetic fluke

Two beginnings (Dogs, cats, humans)

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Hydatid cyst

large, fluid filled bladder that contains brood capsules