Tapeworm Sentence Examples
In many instances the existence of a tapeworm may not cause any inconvenience to its host, and its presence may be only made.
For twelve hours previously to its administration no food should be given, in order that the intestinal tract should be empty so as to expose the tapeworm to the full action of the drug.
Whether this view is soundly based is discussed below; the fact remains, however, that a tapeworm is, with few and rare exceptions, not directly comparable at all points with a liver-fluke or indeed with any other organism.
Unlike the tapeworm no intermediate host is required for the development of this worm.
The tapeworm, Taenia saginata, throws off eleven proglottides a day during its mature stage, and if this rate of increase were maintained for a year the total weight of its progeny would be about 550 grammes.
The occurrence of the broad tapeworm in man is often associated with anaemia of a most severe type.
These easy to use tablets kill tapeworm and roundworm in one dose.
The commonest are the beef tapeworm and the pork tapeworm.
Among the rest was a dried tapeworm.
Tapeworm is caused when a cat ingests a flea.Advertisement
Nervous phenomena, such as chorea and epileptic seizures, have been attributed to the presence of the tapeworm.
Oil of turpentine (Oleum terebinthinae) is administered internally as an anthelmintic to kill tapeworm.
Tapeworm eggs are passed out in the dung and eaten by a microscopic mite which lives on the pasture.
These fleas are the carrier of the most common tapeworm of dogs and cats, Dipylidium caninum.
Tick and fox tapeworm treatment must be administered by a vet between 24 and 48 hours before check-in from a foreign port.Advertisement
Eggs deposited by the adult tapeworm are shed into the environment where they are consumed by the flea larvae.
Of particular concern is the dog tapeworm that is found in sheep rearing areas of the country.
The so-called flatworms (Platyelmia, q.v.), including the Planarians, Flukes (see Trematodes), Cestodes (see Tapeworm) and the curious Mesozoa, are no doubt related.
This tapeworm has broad segments and an unarmed scolex with a small apical sucker.
The longest recorded tapeworm found in the human body was 33 meters in length.Advertisement
However, a day must be allowed so that viable tapeworm eggs can be expelled before the journey.
Tapeworm infection has traditionally been more difficult to diagnose.
From ticks your dog may contract tapeworm infestation or Lyme disease.
Some forms of tapeworm larvae can be ingested and travel to other parts of the body including the brain and muscle.
If the worm is small, white and looks a bit like rice when it dies, it is more than likelya tapeworm.Advertisement
This doesn't mean your new kitty is flea infested, although it's smart to treat her anyway because the cat only has to ingest one flea to get tapeworm.
The good news is that tapeworm is easily treatable.
Raw fish can contain tapeworm and other parasites.
This fact gave rise in ancient times to the false idea that the tapeworm originated from the union of these segments; and in modern times it has led to the view that the tapeworm is not a segmented organism (the monozoic view), but is a colony composed of the scolex which arises from the embryo and of the proglottides, which are asexually produced buds that, upon or before attaining their full size and maturity, become separated, grow, and, in some cases, live freely for a time, just as the segments of a strobilating jelly-fish grow, separate and become sexual individuals (the polyzoic view).
The first of these is prevalent in countries where much and imperfectly cooked beef is eaten, and where cattle in their turn are exposed to the infection of the tapeworm ova.
The tapeworm most frequently found in man in Western Europe is the Taenia solium, which is constant wherever pork is consumed, and is more common in parts where raw or imperfectly cooked pork is eaten.
Mention is made under Tapeworm of the worms of that species inhabiting the human body as parasites, and it will be convenient here to mention other parasitic varieties.
To treat this tapeworm you will also need to carry out flea treatment to help prevent reinfestation.
In North Germany the mature tapeworm was found on post-mortem examination once in every 200 bodies examined, while its embryo, the Cysticercus cellulosae, was found in in every 76 bodies.