Minute fibers or filaments that are the axilar components that
comprise the flagella and may also be seen as cell
A thread-like larva, the penetrating infective form of
hookworm spp.and Strongyloides stercoralis.
A mobile, whip-like, filamentous appendage originating in the
cell wall or outer layers of cytoplasm; an organ of locomotion
of the Zoomastigophora.
The functional unit of the excretory system of the
Platyhelminthes; a single cell with a tuft of cilia that extends
into a delicate collecting tubule.
A leaf-like flatworm; common name for the class Trematoda.
The sexual stage of the malarial parasite in the blood of the
vertebrate host which may produce gametes when ingested
by the mosquito host. It may be a male (microgametocyte)
or female (macrogametocyte).
The consistency of the ectoplasm (plasmagel) which helps to
give structural rigidity to the protozoan cell.
An orifice in the body wall of certain platyhelminthes into
which both male and female genital ducts open.
GENITAL PRIMORDIUM Primitive cells seen in rhabditiform larva which give rise to
the sex organs.
That area or region of the world where a given
organism is known to exist.
A large food storage vacuole found in the cysts of certain
protozoans of the class Rhizopoda.
A type of ultramicroscopic cytoplasmic inclusion seen in the
protozoan cell. Thought to be responsible for concentrating
and channeling certain intracellular materials; synthesis of
mucopolysaccharides, and the storage of lipids and proteins.
A small opening in the body of a platyhelminth which permits
the products of the reproductive systems to escape.