Definition of Genus Leishmania

1. Noun. Flagellate protozoan that causes leishmaniasis.

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Leishmania

genus Lathyrus
genus Latimeria
genus Latrodectus
genus Laurus
genus Lavandula
genus Lavatera
genus Layia
genus Lebistes
genus Lecanopteris
genus Lecanora
genus Leccinum
genus Ledum
genus Leiopelma
genus Leiophyllum
genus Leipoa
genus Leishmania (current term)
genus Leitneria
genus Lemaireocereus
genus Lemna
genus Lemur
genus Lens
genus Lentinus
genus Leonotis
genus Leontideus
genus Leontocebus
genus Leontodon
genus Leontopodium
genus Leonurus
genus Lepas
genus Lepechinia

Literary usage of Genus Leishmania

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

1. The Animal Parasites of Man by Harold Benjamin Fantham, Maximilian Gustav Christian Carl Braun (1916)
"Genus. Leishmania, Ross, 1903. With an oval body containing nucleus and ... Included in the genus Leishmania are three species, ..."

2. Pathogenic microorganisms by William Hallock Park (1920)
"They are considered a separate genus, Leishmania. LEISHMANIA (LEISHMAN-DONOVAN BODIES AND ALLIES). Certain fevers of severe malaria-like types known in ..."

3. Hygiene of Communicable Diseases: A Handbook for Sanitarians, Medical by Francis Merton Munson, John Harington, Francis Randolph Packard, Fielding Hudson Garrison (1920)
"... B. bigemina Genus: Leishmania Species: L. donovani L. tropica L. infantum The Flagellata are armed with undulating membranes or flagella for locomotion. ..."

4. Manual of Bacteriology by Robert Muir, James Ritchie (1907)
"Minchin suggests that in the present incomplete state of knowledge it may be well to place it in a provisional genus, Leishmania, of the flagellata. ..."

5. A Text-book upon the pathogenic Bacteria and Protozoa for students of by Joseph McFarland (1915)
"... to the anterior extremity, where it continues free for some distance. Nutrition parasitic. Reproduces by division. Genus Trypanosoma. genus Leishmania. ..."

6. Clinical Diagnosis: A Manual of Laboratory Methods by James Campbell Todd (1918)
"genus Leishmania.—The several species which compose this genus are apparently closely related to the trypanosomes, but their exact classification is ..."

7. Practical Bacteriology, Blood Work and Animal Parasitology: Including by Edward Rhodes Stitt (1913)
"This genus is not known for man. Leishmania. The genus Leishmania includes three species: L. donovani, the parasite ..."

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