malaria parasite definition

  • others:
    • some of several minute protozoans associated with the genus Plasmodium (syn. Hæmatozoön) that their particular adult problem live in the tissues of mosquitoes associated with genus Anopheles (which see) when utilized in the blood of man, by the bite associated with the mosquito, produce malaria.
  • noun:
    • parasitic protozoan associated with genus Plasmodium that triggers malaria in people

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