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Tapeworm head. Coloured scanning electron micrograph of the head (scolex) of a tapeworm (class Cestoda) found in a shark, showing the hooks used to attach to the host animal's digestive tract. Tapeworms are parasites that live in animal intestines feeding off the food ingested by the host.
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