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plasmodium US English

A parasitic protozoan of a genus that includes those causing malaria

Plasmodium in malaria US English

An intermittent and remittent fever caused by a protozoan parasite that invades the red blood cells. The parasite is transmitted by mosquitoes in many tropical and subtropical regions

Plasmodium in plasmodium US English

A parasitic protozoan of a genus that includes those causing malaria

Plasmodium vivax in tertian US English

Denoting a form of malaria causing a fever that recurs every second day

Plasmodium falciparum in falciparum US English

The most severe form of malaria, caused by infection with Plasmodium falciparum

Plasmodium malariae in quartan US English

Denoting a mild form of malaria causing a fever that recurs every third day