ID#: 5230
This photomicrograph reveals ultrastructure details exhibited on the cephalic end, of the nematode, Enterobius vermicularis, or human pinworm. Note what are termed the cephalic alae, protruding ridges that are thought to provide added strength to the organism’s exterior cuticle.
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Content Provider(s): CDC
Creation Date: 1982
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