preerythrocytic

preerythrocytic
pre·eryth·ro·cyt·ic -i-.rith-rə-'sit-ik adj of, relating to, or being exoerythrocytic stages of a malaria parasite that occur before the red blood cells are invaded

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pre·eryth·ro·cyt·ic (pre″ə-rith″ro-sitґik) before entering an erythrocyte; said of stages in development of species of Plasmodium.

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