- exoerythrocytic stage
- preerythrocytic s.
Medical dictionary. 2011.
Medical dictionary. 2011.
Stage — The extent of a cancer, especially whether the disease has spread from the original site to other parts of the body. See also staging. * * * 1. A period in the course of a disease; a description of the extent of involvement of a disease process… … Medical dictionary
exoerythrocytic plasmodium — a malarial parasite outside a red blood cell; see preerythrocytic stage, under stage … Medical dictionary
preerythrocytic stage — in the life cycle of malarial parasites (protozoa of genus Plasmodium), the period after parasites are inside the mammal, bird, or reptile host but have not yet invaded the erythrocytes for the erythrocytic stage; they first swim freely in the… … Medical dictionary
Plasmodium — The parasite guilty in the case of malaria (paludism). Plasmodium is a type of protozoa, a single celled organism able to divide only within a host cell. * * * A genus of the protozoan family Plasmodidae (suborder Haemosporina, subclass Coccidia) … Medical dictionary
metacryptozoite — The exoerythrocytic stage that develops from merozoites formed by the first, or cryptozoite, generation; the cryptozoite and m. generations comprise the primary exoerythrocytic stages of malaria development (prepatent period) prior to infection… … Medical dictionary
cryptozoite — The exoerythrocyte stage of the malarial organism that develops directly from the sporozoite inoculated by the infected mosquito; development of the first generation of merozoites in vertebrate host tissues occurs in the liver parenchyma. [crypto … Medical dictionary
quinacrine hydrochloride — An acridine derivative, used as an antimalarial that destroys the trophozoites of Plasmodium vivax and P. falciparum, but does not affect the gametocytes, sporozoites, or exoerythrocytic stage of parasites; also used as an anthelmintic. As a… … Medical dictionary
8-aminoquinolines — a group of antimalarial compounds effective against the exoerythrocytic stage of Plasmodium; of this group, only primaquine is widely used … Medical dictionary
hypnozoite — Exoerythrocytic schizozoite of Plasmodium vivax or P. ovale in the human liver, characterized by delayed primary development; thought to be responsible for malarial relapse. * * * hyp·no·zo·ite (hip″no zoґīt) [hypno + Gr. zōon… … Medical dictionary
Plasmodium — This article is about the malaria parasite. For plasmodial slime molds, see Slime mold. Plasmodium Scientific classification Domain: Eukaryota … Wikipedia