Having two types of reproduction, one sexual occurring in
the definitive host and the other asexual (larval stages)
occurring in the intermediate host.
Having separate sexes; reproductive systems and sex
organs in separate sexually defined individuals.
DIRECT LIFE CYCLE
Where there is no intermediate host required in the
transmission of a parasite from one host to another of the
A fluke with two suckers, one oral and one ventral.
Occurring during the day.
Denoting a position at the back or more toward the back
Molting or shedding of the inexpansible cuticle allowing
growth of the organism to greater dimensions.
A parasite that lives on the outer surface of its host.
Located in a position or site other than the normal.
The outer clear zone of cytoplasm on the immediate margin
of the cell.
The presence of abnormally large amounts of tissue fluid, or
lymph, in the intracellular spaces, causing localized swelling
of the affected area.
A gelatinous layer formed around the embryo after the first
shell is diminished.
A disease of low incidence that is always present in a
The ingestion of a parasitic form by a phagocytic host cell
allowing the parasite to become established in its host.
A parasite that lives inside its host.