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plasmodium British & World English

A parasitic protozoan of a genus which includes those causing malaria

Plasmodium in malaria British & World English

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

Plasmodium in plasmodium British & World English

A parasitic protozoan of a genus which includes those causing malaria

Plasmodium vivax in tertian British & World English

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

Plasmodium malariae in quartan British & World English

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

Plasmodium falciparum in falciparum British & World English

The most severe form of malaria