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Dec 02, 2019

Giardia - Classification, Cell Biology, Life Cycle and Microscopy

Giardia is a genus of flagellated species with similar morphological characteristics in various environments; causing illness in humans & other vertebrates.

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Nov 29, 2019

Structure and Functions of Cilia and Flagella

Cilia and flagella are fine, whiplike/hairlike structures that extend from the body of a variety of cells which vary in terms of length, numbers and movement.

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Nov 15, 2019

Monera - Kingdom, Characteristics, Classification, Microscopy Methods

Monera is a biological kingdom that is made up of prokaryotes (particularly bacteria). It's composed of single-celled organisms that lack a true nucleus.

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Nov 11, 2019

Cestodes - Definition, Classification and Characteristics

Cestodes are a type of parasitic worm that can be found in the gastrointestinal tract of their definitive hosts. See Classification and Comparisons!

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Oct 26, 2019

Protozoology -Definition, Examples, Classification and Characteristics

Essentially, protozoology may simply be described as the science of protozoa (microscopic eukaryotes that either exist as parasites or free-living organisms).

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Oct 20, 2019

Macrophages - Definition, Function, vs Monocytes, vs Neutrophils etc.

Macrophages are well known for their effective phagocytic nature, their functions to go beyond immunology, Ex. Tissue repair and metabolism are examples. Read on.

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Oct 17, 2019

Leukocytes - Definition, Function, Count, in Urine and Microscopy

Leukocytes are the major cellular components of the inflammatory and immune system, playing a vital role in protecting the body from infections/diseases.

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Oct 11, 2019

Granulocytes - Definition, Types, Function and Role as Phagocytes

Granulocytes, which are the most abundant immune cells, are components of the innate immune system that are characterized cytoplasmic granules.

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Oct 08, 2019

Trematodes - What are they?, Classification, Morphology and Life Cycle

Also known as flukes, trematodes are a group of parasitic flatworms (leaf-shaped) and affect various vertebrates as part of their indirect life cycle. Read on!

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Sep 30, 2019

Plasmodium - Definition, Life cycle, Characteristics and Adaptations

Plasmodium, commonly known as malaria parasites, may be described as a genus of intracellular parasitic protozoa. Read more here.

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