Definition of Malaria parasite
1. Noun. Parasitic protozoan of the genus Plasmodium that causes malaria in humans.
Generic synonyms: Sporozoan
Group relationships: Genus Plasmodium
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Malaria Parasite
Literary usage of Malaria parasite
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1. Appletons' Annual Cyclopædia and Register of Important Events of the Year (1902)
"Quinine is a deadly poison to certain microbes— among others, to the malaria parasite. There are several varieties of malaria, and in each of them the germ ..."
2. Tropical Diseases: A Manual of the Diseases of Warm Climates by Patrick Manson (1919)
"If, after they have imbibed malarial blood, certain species of mosquitoes be dissected at serial intervals, the evolution of the malaria parasite can be ..."
3. The Practitioner by Gale Group, ProQuest Information and Learning Company (1901)
"... the circumstances favouring their infection with the malaria parasite, and those favouring their communication of the parasite to man. ..."
4. The Practical study of malaria and other blood parasites by John William Watson Stephens (1904)
"THE DETECTION OF THE malaria parasite We propose to describe first the ... Forms of the malaria parasite commonly met with in the blood:—The dark dots in ..."
5. Journal of Applied Microscopy by Bausch & Lomb Optical Company (1901)
"Fix fresh preparation by immersion the Chromatin of the malaria parasite. in pure methyl alcohol for 15 seconds. Med. Rec. 59: 11. , „. , . . 2. ..."
6. Proceedings of the second Pan American scientific congress: Washington, U. S by Glen Levin Swiggett (1917)
"The disease is produced by malaria parasite. This protozoon lives in the red blood ... The malaria parasite on entering the body of the mosquito undergoes ..."