class Trematoda

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Related to class Trematoda: class Turbellaria, class Cestoda, trematode worm
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Noun1.class Trematoda - parasitic flatworms (including flukes)class Trematoda - parasitic flatworms (including flukes)
helminth, parasitic worm - worm that is parasitic on the intestines of vertebrates especially roundworms and tapeworms and flukes
trematode, trematode worm, fluke - parasitic flatworms having external suckers for attaching to a host
cercaria - tadpole-shaped parasitic larva of a trematode worm; tail disappears in adult stage
family Fasciolidae, Fasciolidae - a family of Trematoda
family Schistosomatidae, Schistosomatidae - a family of Trematoda
class - (biology) a taxonomic group containing one or more orders
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Various parasites infest modern bivalve molluscs, but at least two types of parasites leave traces in their bivalve hosts thus making them ideal for study in the fossil record: trematodes (phylum platyhelminthes, class trematoda, order digenea) and spionid polychaetes (family spionidae, genera polydora, boccardia, and pseudopolyclora) (Blake & Evans 1973, Ruiz & Lindberg 1989).
Human schistosomiasis is a parasitic fluke disease caused by 1 of 6 species of the blood fluke belonging to the class Trematoda.