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Protozoans?

unicellular, or single-cell, organisms that may be flagellates, amoebae, sporozoans, apicomplexans, or ciliates

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Sarcomastigophorans?

a phylum in the kingdom of Protista - containing the flagellates and amoebae

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Flagellates?

a subphylum in the phylum sarcomastigophorans – are protozoans that possess at least one flagellum in their trophozoite

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Amoebae?

a genus of Protozoa that consists of unicellular organisms which do not have a definite shape.

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Ciliophorans?

(ciliates) – protozoans – comes in variety of shapes and sizes, all covered with tiny hairs

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Apicomplexans?

banana or boomerang-shaped protozoan found in epithelial cells of intestine, in blood cells, and in cells of reticuloendothelial and nervous system

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Flagellum?

a long, whiplike or lashlike appendage

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Cilia?

short, tiny hairs that cover most of ciliates body

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Pseudopodia?

– false feet – the way protozoans move

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Pathogenicity?

disease-causing potential

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Trophozoite?

motile or moving form of a protozoan

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Cyst?

nonmotile, resistant stage of a protozoan parasite

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Endosome?

a tiny pinpoint center within the nucleus of the amoebas

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Hemoprotozoan?

(Trypanosoma cruzi) a protozoan found circulating in the peripheral blood

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Phlebotomine sand flies?

blood-feeding arthropods