volume 76, issue 2, P205 1990
DOI: 10.2307/3283017
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Abstract: The excretory bladder of Paragonimus ohirai was studied during development in rats. Parasites were obtained at each development stage, and single worms were prepared for both transmission and scanning electron microscopy (SEM). During early transformation (1, 2 days), excretory materials such as calcareous concretions and lipid droplets filled the bladder, and Golgi complexes and various types of cytoplasmic bodies were abundant. The bladder epithelia of late transformation (3, 5 days) were characterized by de…

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