Sentence Examples with the word Proglottis

At this neck-like zone the muscles are absent, and across it falls the line of fracture when the proglottis separates from its fellows.

In special cases, however, a proglottis may be detached before attaining full growth, and with its generative organs in an imperfectly developed condition.

The terminal or first-formed proglottis is sterile, and contains the primitive and (except in a few genera) the only excretory pore.

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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.