Reproduction without the fusion of sexual cells, as by
fission or budding.
The irregular occurrence of events that normally occur at
distinct intervals of time. Spoken of malarial fevers which
occur at irregular intervals.
Process of reinfection in which the patient is his own best
source of infection from a source already present in the
The intracellular portion (or core) of a flagellum or cilium.
The central tube-like support structure of some flagellates.
A small centriole at the base of a flagellum or cilium from
which the axoneme arises. May also be termed a
kinetosome or blepharoplast.
Divided into two; forked.
BILATERAL SYMMETRY Having two sides with equal corresponding appearance.
A name formerly given to the flukes of the genus
The splitting of the nucleus and then of the cytoplasm of a
cell into two equal parts.
The removal and examination of a portion of tissue usually
The reproductive capabilities of a species.
Having two poles; usually with structures at both poles.
A condition of P.falciparum malaria characterized by
massive lysis of erythrocytes followed by high levels of free
hemoglobin in the blood and urine (darkening the urine),
often with renal insufficiency.
A centriole from which an axoneme arises; also called a
basal body or kinetosome.