Taxonomy: s.f. Ascaridoidea
Animal: Ascaris lumbricoides 1 09.jpg
Sites: Gut
H & E stained cross section. Ascaris is characterised by its large size, thick multi-layered cuticle, fibrous hypodermis with conspicuous lateral chords (see above at 11 oclock and 5 oclock) and an intestine lined with tall slender columnar cells. (see Orihel and Ash. 1995 for details)

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