What are the peculiar features that you find in parasitic Platyhelminthes?

Asked by Abhisek | 11 months ago |  46

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Solution :-

The peculiar features that are found in parasitic platyhelminths are as follows:

1. They have dorsoventrally flattened bodies and bear hooks and suckers to get attached inside the body of the host.

2. Their body is covered with thick tegument, which protects them from the action of the digestive juices of the host.

3. The tegument also helps in absorbing nutrients from the host’s body. Taenia (Tapeworm) and Fasciola (liver fluke) are examples of parasitic platyhelminths.

Answered by Pragya Singh | 11 months ago

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