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  • proper n. A taxonomic class within the phylum Platyhelminthes — many parasitic flatworms, flukes.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In Cuvier's system of classification, the second family of parenchymatous entozoa, containing the flukes proper, the hectocotyls of cephalopods, and the planarian larvæ of turbellarians. See cuts under Cercaria, Bucephalus, and water-vascular.
  • An extensive order of parasitic and chiefly entoparasitic worms, which may be found inside the bodies of almost any animal, and sometimes on the gills or skin of fishes; the flukes or fluke-worms.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. parasitic flatworms (including flukes)

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  • Agamogenesis, such as that exhibited by some 'Trematoda' and by the

    Lectures and Essays

  • Flukes: Parasitic flatworms belonging to the class Trematoda.

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  • Molecular evidence linking hominid evolution to recent radiation of schistosomes Platyhelminthes: Trematoda.

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  • Below were some pictures labeled Class Turbellaria and Class Trematoda.

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  • [67] If, on the contrary, we follow the analogy of the more complex forms of Agamogenesis, such as that exhibited by some _Trematoda_ and by the _Aphides_, the Hyæna must produce, asexually, a brood of asexual

    Lay Sermons, Addresses and Reviews

  • _Trematoda_ and by the _Aphides_, the Hyæna must produce, non-sexually, a brood of sexless Dogs, from which other sexless Dogs must proceed.

    Darwiniana : Essays — Volume 02

  • We examine platyhelminth genomes and transcriptomes and find that all platyhelminth parasites (from classes Cestoda and Trematoda) conform to a biochemical scenario involving, exclusively, a selenium-dependent linked thioredoxin-glutathione system having TGR as a central redox hub.

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  • Additional natural experimental hosts intraspecific variation Posthodiplostomum minimum (Trematoda - Diplostomatidae)

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  • 12 If, on the contrary, we follow the analogy of the more complex forms of Agamogenesis, such as that exhibited by some ‘Trematoda’ and by the

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