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trophozoite

 [trof″o-zo´īt]
the active, motile feeding stage of a sporozoan parasite.

troph·o·zo·ite

(trof'ō-zō'īt),
The ameboid, vegetative, asexual form of certain Sporozoea, such as the schizont of the plasmodia of malaria and related parasites.
[tropho- + G. zōon, animal]

trophozoite

(trō′fə-zō′īt′)
n.
An elongated cell that develops from a sporozoite or a merozoite of an apicomplexan parasite and that feeds and grows within the host.

troph·o·zo·ite

(trō'fō-zō'īt)
The ameboid, vegetative, asexual form of certain Sporozoea, such as the schizont of the plasmodia of malaria and related parasites.
[tropho- + G. zōon, animal]

trophozoite

The active growing stage of a protozoan parasite, as distinct from the dormant encysted stage. In the malarial parasite, the asexual, vegetative stage before the development of the mature schizont.

trophozoite

the form of a protozoan of the class Sporozoa in the feeding stage, containing SPOROZOITES. In the MALARIA PARASITE this stage occurs in the human red blood cell.

Trophozoite

The active feeding stage of a protozoal parasite, as distinct from its encysted stage.
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Trophozoites grown in any of the three-culture media maintained the production of phospholipases [A.sub.1] and [A.sub.2] (Figure 2).
histolytica trophozoites, resulting in increased adhesion capacity and cytopathic effects.
Macrophage cytotoxicity against Entamoeba histolytica trophozoites is mediated by nitric oxide from L-arginine.
Axenically cultured Giardia trophozoites (P-I and WB strains) were collected in logarithmic growth phase of a culture incubated at 37[degrees]C for 72 h, the tubes are placed on ice bath for 10 minutes, and then concentration of parasites was adjusted to 1 x [10.sup.6]/0.5 mL by counting with Neubauer chamber.
Intracellular Location of [alpha]-13 Giardin in Trophozoites. Immunofluorescence assay showed that the fluorescence signals of Alexa Fluor 488 anti-rabbit IgG (H+L) from goat were significantly distributed in the cytoplasm of trophozoite but not in the flagella and plasma membranes (Figures 5(a) and 5(b)).
These amebae occur in two forms in humans: as an active, invasive trophozoite stage and as a dormant, cystic stage.
And stool analysis x3 was also negative for Entamoeba cyst or trophozoites. Serological test was not done due to unavailability.
foetus trophozoites, the examined fecal samples should be from fresh voided feces or rectal swabs in which live trophozoites are more easily recognized.
Two life cycle stages of a coccidian were identified in the epithelium of the interlamellar bridges of gills, trophozoites, and magrogametocytes (Fig.