Medical Definition of Apicomplexa

1. A phylum of protozoa characterised by the presence of complex apical organelles generally consisting of a conoid that aids in penetrating host cells, rhoptries that possibly secrete a proteolytic enzyme, and subpellicular microtubules that may be related to motility. The phylum comprises two classes: perkinsea and sporozoea. (12 Dec 1998)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Apicomplexa

apicalis
apically
apicals
apicectomies
apicectomy
apiceotomy
apices
apician
apicide
apicifixed
apicitis
apico-
apicolocator
apicolysis
apicomplexa (current term)
apicomplexan
apicoplast
apicoplasts
apicoposterior artery
apicoposterior branch of left superior pulmonary vein
apicoposterior segment
apicostome
apicotomy
apicular
apiculate
apiculated
apiculi
apicultural

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