Sentence Examples

  • In special cases, however, a proglottis may be detached before attaining full growth, and with its generative organs in an imperfectly developed condition.
  • At this neck-like zone the muscles are absent, and across it falls the line of fracture when the proglottis separates from its fellows.
  • The reproductive organs are usually repeated in each proglottis, and in some families two complete sets of such organs occur in each segment; in a few cases, parts only of the system are duplicated.
  • On this view, therefore, at least two asexual generations (embryo and scolex) alternate with a sexual one (proglottides); and in the case of Staphylocystis the cyst contains two asexually produced generations, so that in such forms three stages (embryo, primary scolex-buds, secondary scolices) intervene between the proglottis of a Cestode and that of its offspring.
  • With regard to the adult worm we have to remember that its two extremities, scolex and terminal proglottis, are different from the intervening region.