Definition of Trophozoite

1. Noun. A sporozoan in the active feeding stage of its life cycle.

Generic synonyms: Sporozoan



Definition of Trophozoite

1. Noun. A protozoan in the feeding stage of its life cycle. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Trophozoite

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Medical Definition of Trophozoite

1. The feeding stage of a protozoan (as distinct from reproductive or encysted stages). This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Trophozoite

trophonucleus
trophophyte
trophophytes
trophoplast
trophosomal
trophosome
trophosomes
trophosperm
trophosperms
trophospongia
trophotaxis
trophotherapy
trophotropic
trophotropic zone of Hess
trophotropism
trophozoite (current term)
trophozoites
trophy
trophy case
trophy veep
trophy wife
trophy wives
trophying
trophyless
trophylike
trophæal
tropia
tropias
tropic
tropic acid

Literary usage of Trophozoite

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1. Proceedings of the Cambridge Philosophical Society by Cambridge Philosophical Society (1906)
"Granules appear to be absent, but large mucoid looking inclusions are occasionally to be seen within the trophozoite. In tropho- zoites stained with ..."

2. The Animal Parasites of Man by Harold Benjamin Fantham, Maximilian Gustav Christian Carl Braun (1916)
"FIG. 106. — Young Sarcocystis tenella or the sheep, 47 /» in length. (Afier Bertram.) FIG. 107. — End of a trophozoite of Sarcocystis ..."

3. Manual of bacteriology by Robert Muir, James Ritchie (1913)
"Sporozoite entering red blood corpuscle and forming young trophozoite. 6. Young trophozoite in red blood corpuscle. i: Young trophozoite in red blood ..."

4. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia (1908)
"trophozoite at the beginning of the growth period. Fig. 3.—Mitotic division of the nuclei of the young trophozoite. Fig. 4.—Formation of the cyst wall ..."

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