Plasmodium ovale


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Plas·mo·di·um o·va·le

a protozoan species that is the agent of the least common form of human malaria; resembles Plasmodium vivax in its earlier stages but often modifies the cell membrane, causing it to form a fimbriated outline and, often assume an oval shape; Schüffner dots are abundant and appear early, host cells are normal or only slightly enlarged, and only about 8-10 grapelike merozoites are produced; fever is tertian (every 48 hours), and relapses are infrequent.

Plas·mo·di·um o·va·le

(plaz-mōdē-ŭm ōvālē)
A protozoal species that is the agent of one form of human malaria; affected erythrocytes tend to be oval and show abundant early Schüffner dots; host cells are normal or only slightly enlarged, and only about 8-10 grapelike merozoites are produced; fever is tertian (every 48 hours), and relapses are infrequent.

Plasmodium ovale

The causative agent of benign tertian or ovale malaria.
See also: Plasmodium

Plas·mo·di·um o·va·le

(plaz-mōdē-ŭm ō-vālē)
Protozoan species that is the agent of the least common form of human malaria.
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