macrogametocyte

macrogametocyte
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: a gametocyte producing macrogametes

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  • macrogametocyte — n. [Gr. makros, large; gamein, to marry; kytos, container] The infected human red blood cell that contains the female form of the malarial parasite which upon transfer to the Culicidae becomes a macrogamete …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • macrogametocyte — The female gametocyte or mother cell producing the female or macrogamete among fungi or protozoa that undergo anisogamy. SYN: macrogamont. * * * mac·ro·ga·me·to·cyte gə mēt ə .sīt n a gametocyte producing macrogametes …   Medical dictionary

  • macrogametocyte — mac·ro·gametocyte …   English syllables

  • macrogametocyte — n. a cell that undergoes meiosis to form mature female sex cells (macrogametes) of the malarial parasite (see Plasmodium). Macrogametocytes are found in human blood but must be ingested by a mosquito before developing into macrogametes …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • macrogamont — SYN: macrogametocyte. * * * mac·ro·gam·ont (mak″ro gamґont) [macro + gamont] a gamont that will produce or become a macrogamete. Called also macrogametocyte …   Medical dictionary

  • gamète — [ gamɛt ] n. m. • 1884; gr. gametê, gametês « épouse, époux », de gamos « mariage » ♦ Biol. Cellule reproductrice sexuée possédant la moitié des chromosomes des autres cellules de l organisme (⇒ génome; haploïde), et qui, en s unissant à une… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • macro- — ♦ Élément, du gr. makros « long, grand » (⇒ méga ). ⊗ CONTR. Micro . macr(o) élément, du gr. makros, long, grand . ⇒MACRO , élém. formant Élém. tiré du gr. «grand, long», entrant dans la constr. de termes sav. Anton. micro . A. [Macro caractérise …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • micro- — ♦ Élément, du gr. mikros « petit ». Métrol. Préfixe (symb.μ) qui indique la division par 106 (un million) de l unité dont il précède le nom. ● micro Préfixe, du grec mikros, petit, indiquant que quelque chose est très petit. ● micr ou micro… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Plasmodium eylesi — is a parasite of the genus Plasmodium subgenus Plasmodium . Like all Plasmodium species P. eylesi has both vertebrate and insect hosts. The vertebrate hosts for this parasite are mammals. Taxobox color = khaki name = Plasmodium eylesi image… …   Wikipedia

  • Plasmodium lemuris — is a parasite of the genus Plasmodium subgenus Vinckeia . Like all Plasmodium species P. lemuris has both vertebrate and insect hosts. The vertebrate hosts for this parasite are mammals. Taxobox color = khaki name = Plasmodium lemuris image… …   Wikipedia

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