trematode worm


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Related to trematode worm: class Trematoda
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Noun1.trematode worm - parasitic flatworms having external suckers for attaching to a hosttrematode worm - parasitic flatworms having external suckers for attaching to a host
flatworm, platyhelminth - parasitic or free-living worms having a flattened body
class Trematoda, Trematoda - parasitic flatworms (including flukes)
Fasciola hepatica, liver fluke - flatworm parasitic in liver and bile ducts of domestic animals and humans
Fasciolopsis buski - fluke that is parasitic on humans and swine; common in eastern Asia
blood fluke, schistosome - flatworms parasitic in the blood vessels of mammals
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While lateral gene transfer from a trematode worm could ultimately benefit the lake sturgeon, evidence of the Trichomonas pathogen is more likely to have a negative effect.
Up to 30 per cent of frogs in some areas are affected by deformities, but scientists were previously unsure whether they were caused by pollution or the naturally occurring trematode worm (Phylum Platyhelminthes).