Formation and structure of the cyst wall of Stictodora lari (Trematoda: Heterophyidae)

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Three types of gland cells have been characterised histochemically in the cercariae of Stictodora lari. The central gland cells, which appear early in development, secrete their contents to form a body film soon after the cercariae leave the redia; the penetration gland cells appear to be concerned solely with penetration of the fish host; the peripheral… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF00260002

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