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Introduction: Trophozoites

Description of Trophozoites

Trophozoites: Cells or feeding stage in the life cycle of sporozoan PROTOZOA. In the malarial parasite, the trophozoite develops from the MEROZOITE and then splits into the SCHIZONT. Trophozoites that are left over from cell division can go on to form gametocytes.
Source: MeSH 2007

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