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Tapestry beetle Tap"es*try bee"tle A small black dermestoid beetle (Attagenus piceus) whose larva feeds on tapestry, carpets, silk, fur, flour, and various other goods., Malaria parasite Malaria parasite Any of several minute protozoans of the genus Plasmodium (syn. H[ae]matozo["o]n) which in their adult condition live in the tissues of mosquitoes of the genus Anopheles (which see) and when transferred to the blood of man, by the bite of the mosquito, produce malaria. Note: The young parasites, or sporozoites, enter the red blood corpuscles, growing at their expense, undergoing sporulation, and finally destroying the corpuscles, thus liberating in the blood plasma an immense number of small spores called merozoites. An indefinite but not ultimated number of such generations may follow, but if meanwhile the host is bitten by a mosquito, the parasites develop into gametes in the stomach of the insect. These conjugate, the zygote thus produced divides, forming spores, and eventually sporozoites, which, penetrating to the salivary glands of the mosquito, may be introduced into a new host. The attacks of the disease coincide with the dissolution of the corpuscles and liberation of the spores and products of growth of the parasites into the blood plasma. Several species of the parasite are distinguished, as P. vivax, producing tertian malaria; P. malari[ae], quartan malaria; and P. (subgenus Laverania) falciferum, the malarial fever of summer and autumn common in the tropics.


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- in biology , a genus ? , d? , i? , n , ? , s (plural: genera) is a taxonomic rank used in the biological classification of living and
- other well-known ranks are life , domain , kingdom , phylum , class , order , genus , and species , with family fitting between order and
- in mathematics , genus (plural genera) has a few different, but closely related, meanings: topology: orientable surface-the genus of a
- the first part of the name identifies the genus to which the species belongs; the second part identifies the species within the genus.
- examples of taxonomic ranks are species , genus , family , and class . each rank subsumes under it a number of less general categories.
- prunus is a genus of tree s and shrub s, which includes the plum s, cherries , peach es, nectarine s, apricot s and almond s.
- mycobacterium is a genus of actinobacteria , given its own family, the mycobacteriaceae. the genus includes pathogen s known to cause
- homo is the genus of great apes that includes modern humans and species closely related to them. the genus is estimated to be about 2.3
- classification in biology, is a method of scientific taxonomy used to group and categorize organism s into groups such as genus or species .
- genus and the euler characteristic: for two dimensional manifolds a key invariant property is the genus , or the 'number of handles' present


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