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6.1: Learning Objectives

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  • Learning Objectives

    After this lab you should be able to:

    1. Observe specimens and recognize characteristics that identify them as Helminths.
    2. Know the taxonomic groups and examine the diversity in the parasitic helminths: Trematoda, Cestoda, Nematoda.
    3. Relate the structure, function, and life cycles of the organisms to their ability to cause disease.
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    Figure \(\PageIndex{1}\): Adult Worm of Necator americanus. Anterior end showing mouth parts with cutting plates.
    Source: www.cdc.gov/dpdx/hookworm/gallery.html#adults

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