Studies in histopathology—effects of the presence of a plagiorchid metacercaria on the tissues of the snailVivipara bengalensis (Lamarck)

@article{Lai1955StudiesIH,
  title={Studies in histopathology—effects of the presence of a plagiorchid metacercaria on the tissues of the snailVivipara bengalensis (Lamarck)},
  author={M. Lai and S. C. Baugh},
  journal={Proceedings of the Indian Academy of Sciences - Section B},
  year={1955},
  volume={42},
  pages={114-122}
}
  • M. Lai, S. C. Baugh
  • Published 1955
  • Biology
  • Proceedings of the Indian Academy of Sciences - Section B
SummaryThe effects of a Plagiorchid metacercaria upon certain tissues of the snailVivipara bengalensis (Lamarck) have been studied.In the mantle it would possibly interfere with the normal elastic function of the organ. In the tentacle the cysts are very likely to interfere with the normal sensory function of the organ, the vision of the host and also with the fertilizing power of the male individuals. The cysts in the gill would possibly interfere with the usual course of the blood and also… Expand
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