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  1. scolex
  2. miracidium
  3. schizogony
  4. gametogony
  5. Lipophilicity
  1. a head of an adult tapeworm; can contain suckers or hooks
  2. b asexual reproduction by multiple fission
  3. c is the free swimming, ciliated larva which emerges from the trematode egg and swims about in search for the first intermediate host (eg. snail)
  4. d sexual reproduction in protozoa; results in the production of gametes
  5. e ensures penetration and concentration into fatty tissues and purulent exudates, penetrates poorly into the central nervous system

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. inflammation and cracking of the skin of the lips
  2. an enzyme that catalyzes the hydrolysis of urea into carbon dioxide and ammonia
  3. Transformation of a cyst stage into a trophozoite stage
  4. P. westermani causes fever, cough, and increased sputum and can destroy lung tissue. It can spread to the brain and spinal cord causing severe neurologic disease.
  5. widely recognized as a useful indicator of parasitic disease, this phenomenon is characteristic only of helminthic infection and even in these cases is frequently absent.

5 True/False Questions

  1. Geophilicsinfect humans, transmitted human to human. Lead to chronic infections that are difficult to cure


  2. leukoplakiaThickened, white, leathery-looking spots on the inside of the mouth that can develop into oral cancer


  3. neutropenialeukopenia in which the decrease is primarily in number of neutrophils (the chief phagocytic leukocyte)


  4. pseudopodspecimen should be a deep sputum rather than primarily saliva


  5. Urinedetection or concentration using the sedimentation centrifugation technique


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