Definition of Merozoite. Meaning of Merozoite. Synonyms of Merozoite

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Definition of Merozoite

Merozoite
Mero de lo alto Me"ro de lo al"to, and a species called also rock hind, distinguished as Mero cabrolla Me"ro ca*brol"la Merozoite Mer`o*zo"ite, n. [Gr. ? part + Sporozoa.] (Zo["o]l.) A form of spore, usually elongate or falciform, and somewhat am[oe]boid, produced by segmentation of the schizonts of certain Sporozoa, as the malaria parasite.

Meaning of Merozoite from wikipedia

- multinucleated schizont into numerous identical daughter cells called merozoites (see glossary below), which are released into the blood when the host...
- Merozoite /ˌmɛrəˈzoʊˌaɪt/ surface proteins are both integral and peripheral membrane proteins found on the surface of a merozoite, an early life cycle...
- antibodies have a variety of functions on the merozoite form of parasitic malaria. While in the merozoite form, malaria parasites invade erythrocytes and...
- These offspring are called merozoites. When the cell is stuffed full of merozoites, it bursts open, and each merozoite finds its own intestinal cell...
- stage. Tachyzoites are also known as "tachyzoic merozoites" and bradyzoites as "bradyzoic merozoites". When an oocyst or tissue cyst is ingested by a...
- rupture and death. Merozoites will penetrate other cells and create more merozoites for one to several rounds. Eventually, a merozoite becomes a male microgamecyte...
- produce 8 to 24 new infective merozoites, at which point the cells burst and the infective cycle begins anew. Other merozoites develop into immature gametocytes...
- coating. It divides, becoming a new form, known as a merozoite. Inside the tick, the merozoite undergoes ****ual reproduction (gamogony), which is followed...
- mosquito. The sporozoites grow and multiply in the liver to become merozoites. These merozoites invade the erythrocytes (RBCs) to form trophozoites, schizonts...
- AMA-1 appears to be transported to the merozoite surface close to the time of schizont rupture. The 66kDa merozoite surface antigen (PK66) of Plasmodium...
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