Definition of Cestoda in English:
A class of parasitic flatworms that comprises the tapeworms.
- The Cestoda, or tapeworms, are intestinal parasites in vertebrates, and they also show anatomical and life history modifications for parasitism.
- The medically important flatworms are further divided into the flukes and tapeworms (Cestoda).
- We analyze and describe here the complete mitochondrial genome sequence of a platyhelminth, the tapeworm (i.e., class Cestoda) Hymenolepis diminuta, and compare aspects of this genome with those already published.
Definition of Cestoda in:
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