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  • Such a plasmodium bears, on its periphery, groups of rounded projections of protoplasm termed end-organs.
  • In some cases both the nucleus and the chromatophores may be carried along in the rotating stream, but in others, such as T.Titeila, the chloroplasts may remain motionless iii a non-motile layer of the cytoplasm in direct contact with the cell wall.i Desmids, Diatoms and Oscillaria show creeping movements probably due to the secretion of slime by the cells; the swarmspores and plasmodium of the Myxomycetes exhibit amoehoid movements; and the motile spores of Fungi and Algae, the spermatozoids of mosses, ferns, &c., move by means of delicate prolongations, cilia or flagella cf the protoplast.
  • Whilst quinine possesses this power, however, it is far more potently lethal to a particular form of animal organism known as the plasmodium malariae.
  • Malaria is an infectious disease due to the presence of a parasite called plasmodium within the red blood cells.
  • The disease results from replication in red blood cells of apicomplexan parasites belonging to the genus plasmodium.

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