The syncytial, or occasionally ciliated, cellular epithelium
covering the body of the Platyheiminthes.
A malarial infection where the fevers recur every 48 hours.
Caused by Plasmodium vivax, P.ovale and P. falciparum.
A paratenic host; where the parasite lives a portion of its life
cycle but does not undergo further development.
The name give to the class of flatworms consisting of the
The active, vegetative, feeding, and motile stage of a
An organism belonging to the genus Trypanosoma.
A form of the Trypanosomatidae which has the kinetoplast
located at the extreme posterior end well behind the nucleus.
The flagellum, attached to an undulating membrane, extends
anteriorly terminating in a free flagellum.
A fin-like ridge of the cell membrane along the surface of the
cell; with a flagellum imbedded along the edge; used for cell
motility by certain flagellates.
A larval form seen in the genus Echinococcus which exhibits
an inner budding of brood capsules with numerous
protoscolices bound by a laminated membrane.
The three-layered membrane that covers the protozoan cell;
a central lipid layer sandwiched between two protein layers.
A disease that is prevalent in the areas where people live;
peculiar to the human environment.
Any of a variety of spaces or cavities in the cytoplasm of the
protozoan cell which may contain food, glycogen or may be
functional in purpose (osmoregulatory).
A carrier, usually an arthropod, which transmits an infective
agent from one host to another.