Roundworm

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Roundworm

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In his book "Human Wildlife" Dr. Robert Buchman describes Ascaris as the "most successful worm parasite of all time." Truly a disgusting crature.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ascaris_lumbricoides

Ascaris eggs

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Mitosis in ascaris eggs

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Cross section of female Ascaris

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Detail of eggs in female Ascaris

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Video of surgical extraction of roundworms


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4sSizD3e58Q[/b]
Michael Reese Much FRMS EMS Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, USA

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