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(a) Flatworms are sometimes parasitic, examples being the tapeworm and liver fluke.
Such is seen in the life history of the liver fluke, a flatworm which kills sheep, and in the tapeworm.
If man eats raw or undercooked pork containing these worms, he may become a host for the tapeworm.
Another common tapeworm parasitic on man lives part of its life as an embryo within the muscles of cattle.
Strobila, stro-bī′la, n. a discomedusan at the stage succeeding the scyphistoma: a segmented tapeworm.
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A worm with a long, flat body that can live in the human intestines as a parasite. Infestation with a tapeworm usually occurs as the result of eating raw meat or fish that contains the immature form of the worm.