exflagellation

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exflagellation

 [eks-flaj″ĕ-la´shun]
the protrusion or formation of flagelliform microgametes from a microgametocyte in malarial parasites and some related sporozoa.

ex·flag·el·la·tion

(eks'flaj-ĕ-lā'shŭn),
The extrusion of rapidly waving flagellumlike microgametes from microgametocytes; in the case of human malaria parasites, this occurs in the blood meal taken by the proper anopheline vector within a few minutes after ingestion of the infected blood by the mosquito.
Synonym(s): polymitus

exflagellation

/ex·flag·el·la·tion/ (eks-flaj″ĕ-la´shun) the rapid formation in the gut of the insect vector of microgametes from the microgamont in Plasmodium and certain other sporozoan protozoa.

exflagellation

the protrusion or formation of flagelliform microgametes from a microgametocyte in some apicomplexan protozoa.
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1 (Antsygin 1977) Remopleurides karakolensis (Antsygin 1973) Platillaenus ladogensis (Antsygin 1977) Illaenus polymitus (Antsygin 1977) Phorocephala?