Sentence Examples with the word Proglottides

One view, the monozoic, regards the whole development as a prolonged metamorphosis; another, the polyzoic view, considers that not only is the Cestode a colony, the proglottides being produced asexually, but that the scolex which buds off these individuals is itself a bud produced by the spherical embryo or onchosphere.

The scolex is biradially constructed, the proglottides flattened, quadrangular and bilaterally symmetrical.

The replacement of detached mature proglottides at the distal end of the Cestode-body by others is not regeneration, for the replacing set has already developed, and in certain cases they can complete their development quite independently after being detached from the parent.

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The first two or three proglottides merely become deformed and produce an appearance known as the pseudo-scolex.