Ultrastructure of the reticulate uterus and specific features of matrotrophy in three species of higher cestodes (Cestoda, Cyclophyllidea)

  title={Ultrastructure of the reticulate uterus and specific features of matrotrophy in three species of higher cestodes (Cestoda, Cyclophyllidea)},
  author={J. Korneva and V. Kuklin and S. Kornienko},
  journal={Inland Water Biology},
The ultrastructure of the reticular uterus has been analyzed in pregravid and gravid proglottids of cyclophillid cestodes dwelling in water (Alcataenia dominicana and A. larina) and in terrestrial hosts (Arostrilepis tenuicirrosa). Cells of the medullary parenchyma surrounding the uterus are filled with lipid inclusions in all species investigated. The hypertrophic development of small excretory ducts that surround the uterus, contact the uterine epithelium, and penetrate the diverticula is… Expand
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