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Definition of the noun platyhelminthes

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noun - plural: -

  1. flatworms

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Google previewExperimental Embryology in Aquatic Plants and Animals (2012)

by Hans-Jurg Marthy

Platyhelminthes is a monophyletic group since all the species studied clearly branch together, 2) Platyhelminthes is the true sister group ...

Google previewLife in the Chesapeake Bay (2006)

by Alice Jane Lippson, Robert L. Lippson

Platyhelminthes is a very primitive group and includes parasitic tape worms and flukes as well as the free-living ...

Google previewIntertidal Invertebrates of the Central California Coast

by Laboratory and Field Text Invertebrate Zoology

Q The phylum Platyhelminthes is the lowest of the truly bilateral phyla or “ Bilateria.” Two of the three classes, the Trematoda or flukes and the Cestoda or tapeworms, are parasitic and will not be discussed in this manual. The third class, the ...

Google previewLife along the Inner Coast (2009)

A Naturalist's Guide to the Sounds, Inlets, Rivers, and Intracoastal Waterway from Norfolk to Key West by Robert L. Lippson, Alice Jane Lippson

Platyhelminthes is a very primitive group of worms that includes parasitic tapeworms and flukes as well as the free-living turbellaria. Turbellarian flatworms are common but are often overlooked in Inner Coast waters. Most are very small and ...

Google previewParasitism (2001)

The Diversity and Ecology of Animal Parasites by Albert O. Bush

Phylogenetic relationships The Platyhelminthes is a diverse group ot organisms showing great diversity in anatomy, life history, size, and habitat. The group includes free-living, commensal, mutualistic, and parasitic species.

Google previewEvolutionary Ecology of Parasites (2011)

(Second Edition) by Robert Poulin

The most parsimonious reconstruction of the evolution of parasitism in the phylum Platyhelminthes is that the lineage that gave rise to digeneans and cestodes first became parasitic on vertebrates (Littlewood et al. 1999a). Subsequently ...

Google previewGenetics Classical To Modern (2007)

by P. K. Gupta

Assertion: Platyhelminthes is the group of exclusively parasitic animals. Reason: They always occur in the gut of the host. 10. Assertion: Annelida animals have true coelom and metameric segmentation. Reason: Setae and parapodia help in ...

Google previewMedical Meanings (2003)

A Glossary of Word Origins by William S. Haubrich

Platyhelminthes is a phylum of flatworms (platy- + Greek helmins, “worm”). Several of these, such as certain flukes (see trematode) and tapeworms (see cestode), are parasitic to man. platysma is the name given to a thin, flat muscle that lies ...

Google previewThe Light and Smith Manual (2007)

Intertidal Invertebrates from Central California to Oregon by Sol Felty Light

Platyhelminthes. (Plates 79-85) marginal eyes nuchal tentacles cerebral eyes pharynx tentacular eyes marginal. The Platyhelminthes is the lowest of the truly bilateral phyla and include a wide variety of both parasitic and free-living species.

Google previewWorld Atlas of Coral Reefs (2001)

by Mark Spalding, Corinna Ravilious, Edmund Peter Green

Flatworms (Platyhelminthes) The phylum Platyhelminthes is a large group of small, elongated animals with highly flattened bodies. Many species are parasitic , however there is one highly active carnivorous group, the polyclad flatworms ...

Google previewCliffsAP 5 Biology Practice Exams (2007)

by Phillip E. Pack, Ph.D.

Platyhelminthes is a bilateral animal without a ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Parasitology: A-M (2008)

by Heinz Mehlhorn, Horst Aspöck

Insecta 6 Macracanthorhynchus hirudinaceus Adults Acanthocephala 8 Diplozoon paradoxum Adults Monogenea, Platyhelminthes 8 Davainea proglottina Adults Cestodes, Platyhelminthes 8-12 Gyrodactylus elegans Adults Monogenea, ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Science for Gardeners (2015)

6000 Scientific Terms Explored and Explained by Michael Allaby

full Platyhelminthes Introduction to the flatworms. platyhelminthes/platyhelminthes.html Plethodon cylindraceus Description of the white-spotted ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Inland Waters (2009)

edu/platyhelminthes/ platyhelminthes.html – University of CaliforniaBerkeley. Platyhelminthes–TreeofLifeWebProject. Gastrotricha D L Strayer, Cary Institute of Ecosystem ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Evolutionary Biology (2016)

Ctenophora Porifera Cnidaria Acoelomorpha Other lophotrochozoans Other ecdysozoans Echinodermata Chordata Hemichordata Nematoda Urochordata Echinodermata Nematoda Acoelomorpha Platyhelminthes Arthropoda ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Science (2017)

by Jonathan Law

Platyhelminthes. In traditional classifications, a phylum of invertebrates comprising the flatworms, characterized by a flattened unsegmented body. The simple nervous system shows some concentration of cells at the head end. The mouth ...

Google previewDictionary of Zoo Biology and Animal Management (2013)

by Paul A. Rees

Platyhelminthes. A PHYLUM of animals. The platyhelminths are freeliving and parasitic flatworms. They includemanyeconomicallyimportantparasitessuchas tapeworms and liver flukes. Theyarecharacteristicallyflatandrelativelyfeatureless in ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Animals (2004)

A Complete Visual Guide by Fred Cooke

Phylum Platyhelminthes ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Ecology (2010)

by Michael Allaby

Externally they resemble *Platyhelminthes (flatworms) but are generally larger and more elongated. Unlike Platyhelminthes they have a mouth and anus, which allows ingestion and egestion to occur simultaneously. Adults are ciliated (see ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Biology (2015)

by Elizabeth Martin, Robert Hine

flame cells Ciliated cells that form part of the excretory and osmoregulatory system of flatworms (see platyhelminthes), rotifers, and nemertine worms. This system, known as a protonephridium ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Land Invertebrate Behaviour (1993)

by Rod Preston-Mafham, Ken Preston-Mafham

PLATYHELMINTHES CRUSTACEA Woodlice, crabs Platyhelminthes ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Marine Sciences (2012)

by Hanneke(J.)G. Baretta-Bekker, Egbert K. Duursma, Bouwe R. Kuipers

Examples are the phyla →Platyhelminthes and →Nemertea. acoustic release device used for recovering anchored instruments.

Google previewDictionary of Zoology (1999)

by Sudhir Pradhan

Platyhelminthes, Rotifera, and some Annelida). FLARE Redness which spreads out from ...

Google previewThe Facts on File Dictionary of Biology (2009)

by Robert Hine, Daintith

Platyhelminthes, Ro- tifera, and some Annelida). The beating of the ...

Google previewThe Facts on File Dictionary of Evolutionary Biology (2009)

by Elizabeth Owen, Eve Daintith

Platyhelminthes and plates moving down beneath others create ocean trenches. Plate movements re- sult in earthquakes, volcanic activity, faulting, and mountain building. See continental drift. Platyhelminthes (flatworms) A phylum of primitive ...

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