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Trophozoites

trophozoite (Science: biology, microbiology) The feeding stage of a protozoan (as distinct from reproductive or encysted... Read More

Entamoeba histolytica

Definition noun A disease-causing anaerobic protozoan species capable of causing entamoebiasis and amebic dysentery to its... Read More

Iodamoeba

Iodamoeba a genus of parasitic amoebae in the superclass rhizopoda, order Amoebida. iodamoeba butschlii, a parasitic amoeba... Read More

Trophozoite

Definition noun, plural: trophozoites The active, amoeboid cell form that occurs during the feeding stage in the life cycle... Read More

Balantidium coli

Definition noun A parasitic ciliate belonging to the family Balantiididae, and the causative agent of the balantidiasis... Read More

Coccidia

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