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 (prō-glŏt′ĭd) also pro·glot·tis (-glŏt′ĭs)
n. pl. pro·glot·tids also pro·glot·ti·des (-glŏt′ĭ-dēz′)
One of the segments of a tapeworm, containing both male and female reproductive organs.

[Greek proglōttis, proglōttid-, tip of the tongue (from its shape) : pro-, before; see pro-2 + glōtta, tongue.]

pro·glot′tic, pro′glot·ti·de′an (-glŏt-ĭ-dē′ən, -glŏ-tĭd′ē-ən) adj.
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During 2001-2016, we examined 632 proglottid samples and 326 egg samples from 958 patients with cestodiasis (Table).
Laboratuvar kazalari ile olusan parazit enfeksiyonlarina maruz kalma yollari (3) Maruziyet Parenteral veya aerosolizasyon Bir ignenin kapaginin tekrar kapatilmasi Siringadan igne cikarma Igneyi acik bir sekilde tezgahta veya maruz kalinabilecek bir yerde birakma Siringa icerigini bosaltma Hematokrit tupunu kirma Asilama islemi sirasinda ani hayvan hareketi Tenya proglottid enjeksiyonu esnasinda aerosol olusturma Kulturler ile calisirken aerosollerin olusumu Hayvan veya vektor isiriklari Enfekte bir hayvanin (ornegin fare veya hamster) isirmasi Enfekte sivrisinek veya kene (orn., Sivrisinek koloni) ile isirilma.
The same type of dried rice or wiggly white proglottid is seen on the rectal area or in the bedding of an infected cat.
When dog consume the brain containing coenurus cyst, cyst develop into Taenia multiceps and then start to pass proglottid containing egg on pasture and intermediate hosts get infected with ingested eggs from pastures.
solium eggs or gravid proglottid contamination, and oncospheres are hatched and developed into cysticerci, which would bring great harm to the host.
Partial proglottid fragments of individual strobila were separated and washed with distilled water to remove any ethanol remaining from the fixation process.
(1,4,9) Each segment contains two proglottids and each proglottid has both male and female reproductive organs, which classifies the organism as hermaphroditic.
Like all tapeworms, both sexes are contained in each individual segment (proglottid).
We've also seen the proglottid of a tapeworm--these often fold up on themselves, and can almost look like a pinworm.
* The eggs contained in the gravid proglottid (about 50,000 each) are released after the proglottid becomes free and are passed with the feces.
Each segment, or proglottid, may contain as many as 40,000 eggs.
Dipylidium caninum infection was confirmed by the identification of a typical gravid proglottid. The infant was then treated with one 500-mg table of niclosamide, crushed and mixed with applesauce.