Encyclopedia of Parasitology

2016 Edition
| Editors: Heinz Mehlhorn

Schistosomulum

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-662-43978-4_2831
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As the free-swimming freshwater  cercariae of  Schistosoma penetrate the host's skin they lose their tails and become schistosomules ( Schistosomiasis, Animals,  Schistosomiasis, Man).

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