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Old 10-10-2009
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Microbiology Worms Worms Worms

I will never memorize the following!

Ring Worms = Dermatophytes
Hook Worms = Necators
Thread Worms = Stongyloids
Pin Worms = Entrobius
Round Worms = Nematodes
Tape Worms = Cestodes
Whip Worms = Tichuris
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Default Just make a mental connection

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Ring Worms = Dermatophytes
( Derma makes me think of skin,hands and my ring on my ring finger so thats how I remember that)

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Hook Worms = Necators
(Necators: Nets and Hooks both catch fish)

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Thread Worms = Stongyloids
(I think like strong thread and strong rope )

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Pin Worms = Entrobius
(Pin worms enter your buttocks)

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Round Worms = Nematodes
( nothing here)

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Tape Worms = Cestodes
(NaDA)

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Whip Worms = Tichuris trichria
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For whip worm, I imagine someone whipping, giving the sound.. "Trichurissssss, *whippp* Trichurriaaaa *whippp* Trichurissss *whip* Trichuriaa"

Lol. Both T T = whip
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For whip worm, I imagine someone whipping, giving the sound.. "Trichurissssss, *whippp* Trichurriaaaa *whippp* Trichurissss *whip* Trichuriaa"

Lol. Both T T = whip
this is really nice
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