Definition of Class trematoda
1. Noun. Parasitic flatworms (including flukes).
Member holonyms: Helminth, Parasitic Worm, Fluke, Trematode, Trematode Worm, Cercaria, Family Fasciolidae, Fasciolidae, Family Schistosomatidae, Schistosomatidae
Group relationships: Phylum Platyhelminthes, Platyhelminthes
Generic synonyms: Class
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Literary usage of Class trematoda
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1. Clinical Diagnosis: A Manual of Laboratory Methods by James Campbell Todd (1914)
"PHYLUM PLATYHELMINTHES (Flat Worms) CLASS Trematoda.—Flukes. ... class trematoda The trematodes, commonly known as "flukes," are flat, unsegmented, ..."
2. Principles of Animal Biology by Aaron Franklin Shull, George Roger Larue, Alexander Grant Ruthven (1920)
"Class TREMATODA. Parasitic flatworms without cilia but with a hardened ectoderm, usually parasitic and with attaching suckers. Flukes. (Fig. 140. ..."
3. Fresh-water Biology by Henry Baldwin Ward, George Chandler Whipple (1918)
"Intestine present class trematoda . . page. Intestine absent Class Cestoda .... page 424. Sometimes the intestine is so rudimentary or so thoroughly ..."
4. A Laboratory Manual for Elementary Zoölogy by Libbie Henrietta Hyman (1919)
"Class Turbellaria 3 (2). Parasitic, not ciliated; with at least one sucker, often more, often hooks in addition. class trematoda 4 (i). ..."
5. Biology, General and Medical by Joseph McFarland (1916)
"Phylum—Platyhelminthes.—Among these worms are many parasitic individuals infesting man and lower animals. Class—Trematoda.—These worms are all parasitic. ..."