Medical Definition of Laverania

1. Old generic name for malaria-causing and other haematozoan protozoa. Laverania falciparum is a distinctive generic name for Plasmodium falciparum, and is preferred by some who believe that crescentic gametocytes should be the basis for classifying the causal agent of falciparum malaria in a separate genus. See: Plasmodium, Haemoproteus. Origin: C. Laveran, Fr. Protozoologist and Nobel laureate, 1845-1922 (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Laverania

Lautaro Youth Movement
Lauth's canal
Lauth's ligament
Lauth's violet
Lava
Laval
Lavandula
Lavandula angustifolia
Lavandula latifolia
Lavandula officinalis
Lavandula stoechas
Lavasan
Lavatera
Lavatera arborea
Lavdovsky's nucleoid
Laverania
Lavern
Laverna
Laverne
Lavigne
Lavinia
Lavoisier
Lavrenti Pavlovich Beria
Lavukaleve
Law
Law French
Law of Conservation of Ninjutsu
Law of Demeter
Law of Moses
Lawanda

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