Definition of Proglottids

1. Noun. (plural of proglottid) ¹



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Definition of Proglottids

1. proglottid [n] - See also: proglottid

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Proglottids

progesterones
progestin
progestins
progestogen
progestogenic
progestogens
progged
progger
proggers
progging
proggins
proglottic
proglottid
proglottides
proglottids (current term)
proglottis
proglumide
proglycolytic
prognathic
prognathism
prognathisms
prognathous
prognose
prognosed
prognoses
prognosing
prognosis
prognostic
prognosticable

Literary usage of Proglottids

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1. The Animal Parasites of Man by Harold Benjamin Fantham, Maximilian Gustav Christian Carl Braun (1916)
"In exceptional cases single proglottids or whole worms may reach contiguous organs if abnormal communications with them FIG. 235. ..."

2. Fresh-water Biology by Henry Baldwin Ward, George Chandler Whipple (1918)
"First proglottids longer than broad or nearly quadrate; ... First proglottids very short. Mature and ripe proglottids nearly quadrate or in a few ripe ..."

3. A Manual of Zoology by Richard Hertwig (1912)
"The proglottids arise from the hinder end of the scolex, by a kind of budding. ... At first the proglottids are small; they increase with age to ..."

4. A Manual of Zoology by Richard Hertwig (1902)
"mm. broad and 0.01 mm. long; the ripe proglottids at the end are elongate oval, 5 mm. broad and 12 mm. (half an inch) long. Head and proglottids have ..."

5. Morphology of Invertebrate Types by Alexander Ivanovitch Petrunkevitch (1916)
"As the body of the worm is very contractile the length is subject to great variations even if the age and number of proglottids is the same. ..."

6. Bulletin of the University of Wisconsin by University of Wisconsin (1910)
"29 , jr proglottids 1.5 mm. broad in front; 2.5 mm. broad behind: very short (0.45mm.). ... Posterior proglottids brownish grey due to mature uterus. ..."

7. A Course in Invertebrate Zo├Âlogy: A Guide to the Dissection and Comparative by Henry Sherring Pratt (1915)
"The youngest proglottids are those nearest the scolex; ... Count the proglottids. The animal attaches itself to the wall of the intestine by means of its ..."

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