triclad


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triclad

(ˈtraɪˌklæd)
n
(Animals) a (turbellarian) worm with a tripartite intestine
adj
(Zoology) (of turbellarian worms) having a tripartite intestine
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2014) suggested conservation of the triclad immune system, which may protect against infections, participate during regeneration, and promote wound repair.
We collected 22 taxa (10 species & 12 taxa identified to genus or family) of invertebrates, including one isopod, 1 decapod, 4 pelecypods, 1 gastropod, 1 leech, 1 annelid, I triclad, 5 dipterans, 2 odonates, 2 coleopterans, 2 hemipterans, and 1 megalopteran.
Flow mediates predator-prey interactions between triclad flatworms and larval black flies.
Some aspects of reproductive biology in the freshwater triclad turbellarian Cura foremannii.
The phylogenetic trees inferred from comparisons of nucleotide sequences of 5S rRNA suggested that the dicyemids emerged first among the metazoa examined and that triclad flatworms, nematodes, cnidarians, and sponges followed, in that order (Ohama et al.
An embryonic digestive system, consisting of mouth, pharynx and intestine, which is involved in swallowing and digestion of the yolk, was described for several triclad species (Curtis, 1902; Mattiesen, 1904; Fulinski, 1938; Le Moigne, 1963).
Turbellarians can be divided into two major groups, with no taxonomical association: the macroturbellarians or large worms, which include triclads and polyclads, and the microturbellarians including the other turbellarian groups, the members of which are smaller.
Some ecological factors and their influence on competition between stream and lake living triclads.
The relationship between ration, reproductive effort and age-specific mortality in the evolution of life history strategies - some observations on freshwater triclads.
Age-specific mortality, to varying degrees, has been examined in studies of reproduction in freshwater triclads (Calow and Woollhead 1977) and red deer hinds (Clutton-Brock et al.