Sentence Examples

  • Bancrofti is known to live in the lymphatic glands, and its embryos Microfilaria sanguinis hominis nocturna, passing by the thoracic duct, reach the blood-vessels and circulate in the blood.
  • Microfilaria nocturna swarmed in the blood at night-time and disappeared from the peripheral circulation during the day, hiding away in the large vessels at the base of the lungs and of the heart.
  • They, however, show no periodicity, and are found continuously both by day and by night; and their larval forms are termed Microfilaria perstans.
  • A third form, Microfilaria diurna, is found in the larval stage in blood, but only in the daytime.