Inside a cercaria:

Dr. Clive Bennett 1998  Back

Fasciola hepatica redrawn after Rees 1932 (Original). Abbreviations below:

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AD ascending duct

C caecum

CED caudal excretory duct

EB excretory bladder

EC embryonic cells

Et excretory tubule

F flame cell

MDD major descending duct

OE oesophagus

OS oral sucker

PDD primary descending duct

VS ventral sucker

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