Definition of Malaria parasite

1. Noun. Parasitic protozoan of the genus Plasmodium that causes malaria in humans.

Exact synonyms: Plasmodium, Plasmodium Vivax
Generic synonyms: Sporozoan
Group relationships: Genus Plasmodium

Lexicographical Neighbors of Malaria Parasite

malar arch
malar bone
malar flush
malar fold
malar foramen
malar lymph node
malar node
malar point
malar process
malaria comatosa
malaria mosquito
malaria mosquitos
malaria parasite (current term)
malaria vaccines
malariae malaria
malarial cachexia
malarial crescent
malarial haemoglobinuria
malarial knobs
malarial mosquito
malarial periodicity
malarial pigment
malarial pigment stain

Literary usage of Malaria parasite

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

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 ..."

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