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1

Class turbellaria are?

Free living planaria and nocturnal saprophore

2

Class Cestodia are?

Parasitic tape worms

3

What attaches to host in parasitic tape worms?

Scolex

4

Where are eggs released in class Cestodia?

In feces

5

Organisms in class Trematods are?

Parasitic blood flukes

6

What do organisms in class Trematods cause?

Schistosomiasis

7

What is the secondary host of class Trematods?
What is the primary host?

Secondary host ->snails
Primary host -> larger make surrounds female

8

Clonorchis are? How do you get infected?

Chinese liver flutes
Get infected by eating fish they have infested

9

What type of body cavity do organism of phylum Nematoda have?

Psuedocolomates, no true body cavity

10

What is a highly communicable disease that moves to the anus to lay eggs?

Pinworms

11

What causes trichinosis? How is it contacted?

Trichina spiralis
Contacted by eating encysted pork

12

What is caused by the filarial worm and is transmitted by the mosquito?

Heartwarming

13

What is caused by filarial worm and infests lymphatic system?

Elephantiasis

14

What is the most common worm infection in the world?

Ascaris

15

Phylum Rotifera have what type of dominate lifestyle?

Female dominate lifestyle

16

What type nerves do worms have?

Ladder like arrangement of nerves

17

Class Trematods are?

Flukes

18

What do flatworms possess?

A brain

19

Round worms are?

psuedocolomates

20

What worm do you get from eating uncooked fish?

Liver Flukes

21

What is a parasitic worm that lives in the human rectum and moves to the anus to lay eggs which results in severe anal itching?

Pinworms

22

What is the scolex?

The hook end of a flatworm