Definition of Plasmodium vivax

1. Noun. Parasitic protozoan of the genus Plasmodium that causes malaria in humans.

Exact synonyms: Malaria Parasite, Plasmodium
Generic synonyms: Sporozoan
Group relationships: Genus Plasmodium

Medical Definition of Plasmodium vivax

1. A protozoan parasite that causes vivax malaria (malaria, vivax). This species is found almost everywhere malaria is endemic and is the only one that has a range extending into the temperate regions. (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Plasmodium Vivax

plasmodial slime mold
plasmodial trophoblast
plasmodiocarp
plasmodiophorid
plasmodiophorids
plasmodiotrophoblast
plasmoditrophoblast
plasmodium
plasmodium berghei
plasmodium chabaudi
plasmodium cynomolgi
plasmodium falciparum
plasmodium gallinaceum
plasmodium knowlesi
plasmodium malariae
plasmodium vivax (current term)
plasmodium yoelii
plasmogamies
plasmogamy
plasmogen
plasmoid
plasmoids
plasmokinin
plasmolemma
plasmolyse
plasmolyser
plasmolyses
plasmolysis
plasmolyte
plasmolytes

Literary usage of Plasmodium vivax

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Journal of Experimental Medicine by Rockefeller University, Rockefeller Institute, Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research (1916)
"Oocysts of plasmodium vivax in Anopheles punctipennis (No. 612.1). PLATE 99. FIG. 3. Two oocysts of plasmodium vivax in Anopheles punctipennis (No. 612.1). ..."

2. The Animal Parasites of Man by Harold Benjamin Fantham, Maximilian Gustav Christian Carl Braun (1916)
"These parasites are treated in practical detail in Stephens and Christophers' " Practical Study of Malaria," 3rd edition, 1908. plasmodium vivax, Grassi and ..."

3. A Textbook of bacteriology: A Practical Treatise for Students and by Hans Zinsser, Frederick Fuller Russell (1922)
"plasmodium vivax.—The parasite of tertian fever has a life cycle lasting forty-eight ... As its name implies, the plasmodium vivax is actively ameboid, ..."

4. A Text-book of General Bacteriology by Edwin Oakes Jordan (1918)
"The Tertian Parasite (plasmodium vivax).—The tune required for the asexual ... plasmodium vivax. Three-quarters-grown parasite; X1800 Sporulating parasite ..."

5. Diagnostic Methods, Chemical, Bacteriological and Microscopical: A Text-book by Ralph Waldo Webster (1920)
"Parasitol., 1914,I, 85) believes this to be nothing more than a rather atypical form of plasmodium vivax in the unpigmented stage of development. ..."

6. The Journal of Experimental Medicine by Rockefeller University, Rockefeller Institute, Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research (1916)
"Oocysts of plasmodium vivax in Anopheles punctipennis (No. 612.1). PLATE 99. FIG. 3. Two oocysts of plasmodium vivax in Anopheles punctipennis (No. 612.1). ..."

7. The Animal Parasites of Man by Harold Benjamin Fantham, Maximilian Gustav Christian Carl Braun (1916)
"These parasites are treated in practical detail in Stephens and Christophers' " Practical Study of Malaria," 3rd edition, 1908. plasmodium vivax, Grassi and ..."

8. A Textbook of bacteriology: A Practical Treatise for Students and by Hans Zinsser, Frederick Fuller Russell (1922)
"plasmodium vivax.—The parasite of tertian fever has a life cycle lasting forty-eight ... As its name implies, the plasmodium vivax is actively ameboid, ..."

9. A Text-book of General Bacteriology by Edwin Oakes Jordan (1918)
"The Tertian Parasite (plasmodium vivax).—The tune required for the asexual ... plasmodium vivax. Three-quarters-grown parasite; X1800 Sporulating parasite ..."

10. Diagnostic Methods, Chemical, Bacteriological and Microscopical: A Text-book by Ralph Waldo Webster (1920)
"Parasitol., 1914,I, 85) believes this to be nothing more than a rather atypical form of plasmodium vivax in the unpigmented stage of development. ..."

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