Encyclopedia of Parasitology

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| Editors: Heinz Mehlhorn

Gynecophoric Canal

Living reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-27769-6_4982-1

Male worms of Schistosoma species form a so-called gynecophoric canal when folding up their lateral sides wherein they bear lifelong their female.

Keywords

Lateral Side Male Worm Schistosoma Species Gynecophoric Canal 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2015

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institut für Zoomorphologie, Zellbiologie und ParasitologieHeinrich-Heine-UniversitätDüsseldorfGermany