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Trophozoites MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Trophozoites
Tree Number(s)
A11.870.740.900
B05.500.950
B05.775.740.900
G07.345.500.550.500.950
Unique ID
D053058
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D053058
Scope Note
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.
See Also
Parasite Encystment
Public MeSH Note
2007
History Note
2007
Date Established
2007/01/01
Date of Entry
2006/07/05
Revision Date
2017/02/24
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