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Gametocyte

Definition noun, plural: gametocytes A gamete-forming diploid germ cell Supplement A gametocyte is a gamete-forming cell.... Read More

Malaria : Plasmodium togetherness a strategy for breeding success

Malaria, which infects 600 million people in the world and leads annually to 2 million deaths, is the most widespread of... Read More

Bradyzoite

Definition noun, plural: bradyzoites A slowly multiplying cell form in the life cycle of certain Apicomplexans, such as... Read More

Coccidia

Coccidia (singular: coccidium) are sporozoans that live as parasites of the digestive tracts of certain animals. The... Read More

Oocyst

Definition noun, plural: oocysts A resistant, thick-walled spore containing the zygote Supplement Apicomplexa is a phylum... Read More

Ookinete

Definition noun, plural: ookinetes The motile zygote formed by the fertilization of microgamete and macrogamete of certain... Read More

Incubation period

Incubation Period Definition The incubation period is the time duration between exposure to the pathogen and the appearance... Read More

Definitive host

Different Biological Relationships The biological world is interconnected whether we notice it or not. All the life forms... Read More

Sporozoite

Definition noun, plural: sporozoites A minute, elongated cell that arise from the repeated division of the oocyst during... Read More

Somatic cells

Definition noun, singular: somatic cell The word “somatic” is derived from the Greek word soma, meaning “body”.... Read More

Tachyzoite

Definition noun, plural: tachyzoites A relatively faster-growing, actively multiplying, and invasive cell type of certain... Read More

Polar body

Definition noun, plural: polar bodies The cell that results from the asymmetric division of an oocyte. Supplement In animals... Read More

Oocyte

Definition noun, plural: oocytes (1) A female gametocyte. (2) A developing female germ cell. Supplement The oocyte is an... Read More

Spermiogenesis

Spermiogenesis Definition Spermiogenesis is the stage of spermatogenesis wherein the spermatids differentiate into mature... Read More

Ovocyte

Definition noun, plural: ovocytes (1) A female gametocyte. (2) A developing female germ cell or gamete. Supplement An... Read More

Merozoite

Definition noun, plural: merozoites A cell formed during the asexual division of the schizont; a stage in the life cycle of... Read More