How to use Echinococcus in a sentence
Taenia echinococcus has only three, Echinobothrium four, Bothriocephalus three thousand.
Of all parasites the one which by its mere presence is the most dangerous is the larva of Taenia echinococcus.
The embryo of the taenia echinococcus finds its way from the stomach or intestine into a vein passing to the liver, and, settling itself in the liver, causes so much disturbance there that a capsule of inflammatory material forms around it.
Man himself, as well as other mammals, is the intermediate host of the dangerous parasite, Taenia echinococcus, in countries where cleanliness is neglected; the pig is the host of Taenia solium, and other cases may be seen from the table at the end of this article.
B, Echinococcus, showing at a and b the formation of secondary bladders, which at c are forming scolices.Advertisement