exoerythrocytic


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exoerythrocytic

 [ek″so-ĕ-rith″ro-sit´ik]
occurring or situated outside the red blood cells (erythrocytes), a term applied to a stage in the development of malarial parasites that takes place in cells other than erythrocytes.

exoerythrocytic

/exo·eryth·ro·cyt·ic/ (-ĕ-rith″ro-sit´ik) occurring outside the erythrocyte; applied to developmental stages of malarial parasites taking place in cells other than erythrocytes.

exoerythrocytic

(ĕk″sō-ĕ-rĭth″rō-sī′tĭk) [″ + erythros, red, + kytos, cell]
Occurring outside the red blood cells. Most of the life cycle of the malaria parasite in a human host is inside the red blood cell, where it causes symptoms; the rest is outside the red blood cell, and latent (i.e., exoerythrocytic).

exoerythrocytic

occurring or situated outside the red blood cells (erythrocytes), a term applied to a stage in the development of protozoan parasites that takes place in cells other than erythrocytes (e.g. plasmodium).
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AZT might interfere with transmission by exoerythrocytic inhibition of parasite liver stages in humans and mice (3) and by interference with ookinete and sporozoite production in mosquitoes (4).
6] Since there is no exoerythrocytic stage associated with transfusion-transmitted malaria, the disease may be treated with therapy that kills the erythrocytic parasites.
Failure to detect hypnozoites in hepatic tissue containing exoerythrocytic schizonts of Plasmodium knowlesi.