Nematomorphs possess an external cuticle without cilia.
About 1 out of 5 adults have some form of the condition.
It can happen to anyone, but it becomes more common as you age.
This can damage the joint surface and underlying bone.
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Adults have cylindrical gonads, opening into the cloaca.
The larvae have rings of cuticular hooks and terminal stylets that are believed to be used to enter the hosts.Im Na-mi (Yoo Ho-jeong), a wealthy housewife and mother, does her daily routine.While things look perfect on the outside (wonderful home, generous husband, beautiful daughter), she is depressed about her life.Horsehair worms can be discovered in damp areas such as watering troughs, swimming pools, streams, puddles, and cisterns.The adult worms are free-living, but the larvae are parasitic on arthropods, such as beetles, cockroaches, mantids, orthopterans, and crustaceans.It has everything to do with your joints -- the places where your bones connect -- such as your wrists, knees, hips, or fingers.