What are all the characteristics of helminths?
The characteristics are as follows: See EXPLAINATION
HABITAT: Endoparasites found in animals.
SYMMETRY: Bilateral symmetry.
ORGANISATION LEVEL: Organ level.
SKELETON: Dorsoventrally flattened body called flatworms too.
DEVELOPMENT: Indirect (Larvae formation)
1). Hooks and suckers are present in parasitic form for support and absorption. Some of them absorb nutrition from the host directly to body surface.
2). Flame cells helps in osmoregulation*. These flamecells helps in excretion too.
3).They are triploblastic.
- Maintainence of constant osmotic pressure in fluid of organism by control of water and salt concentration