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(flook)

[Old Englishflōc, flatfish]
A parasitic worm belonging to the class Trematoda, phylum Platyhelminthes. Those parasitic in humans belong to the order Digenea. Most flukes have complex life cycles including asexual reproductive forms that live in a mollusc (snail or bivalve). Stages of a typical fluke include adult, egg, miracidium, sporocyst, redia, cercaria, and metacercaria.
SEE: Platyhelminthes; SEE: Trematoda

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Venes, Donald, editor. "Fluke." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/751540/all/lancet_fluke.
Fluke. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/751540/all/lancet_fluke. Accessed June 18, 2019.
Fluke. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/751540/all/lancet_fluke
Fluke [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 June 18]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/751540/all/lancet_fluke.
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