Flashcards in Worms Deck (22)
Class turbellaria are?
Free living planaria and nocturnal saprophore
Class Cestodia are?
Parasitic tape worms
What attaches to host in parasitic tape worms?
Where are eggs released in class Cestodia?
Organisms in class Trematods are?
Parasitic blood flukes
What do organisms in class Trematods cause?
What is the secondary host of class Trematods?
What is the primary host?
Secondary host ->snails
Primary host -> larger make surrounds female
Clonorchis are? How do you get infected?
Chinese liver flutes
Get infected by eating fish they have infested
What type of body cavity do organism of phylum Nematoda have?
Psuedocolomates, no true body cavity
What is a highly communicable disease that moves to the anus to lay eggs?
What causes trichinosis? How is it contacted?
Contacted by eating encysted pork
What is caused by the filarial worm and is transmitted by the mosquito?
What is caused by filarial worm and infests lymphatic system?
What is the most common worm infection in the world?
Phylum Rotifera have what type of dominate lifestyle?
Female dominate lifestyle
What type nerves do worms have?
Ladder like arrangement of nerves
Class Trematods are?
What do flatworms possess?
Round worms are?
What worm do you get from eating uncooked fish?
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?