Thu August 25, 2011 By:

name the caracterestics of the nimetods?give examples?

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Fri August 26, 2011
Characteristics of Nematodes:
i)Bilaterally symmetrical, triplobla
stic and pseudocoelomate
ii) Body worm-like and cylindrical
iii) Complete alimentary canal
iv) Body covered with a tough and resistant cuticle
v) Most forms are parasitic, some free-living
vi) Parasitic nematodes pathogenic.
Examples - Ascaris, Wuchereria, Ancylostoma
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