body forms of haemoflagellates

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choanomastigote

barleycorn shaped with a collar-like process where the flagella emerges. Intracellular stage inside the invertebrate host. (e)

amastigote

the nonflagellate intracellular morphologic stage in the development of Leishmania parasites

promastigote

one of the morphological stages in the development of Leishmania species, characterized by a free anterior flagellum and the kinetoplast at the anterior end of the body

opisthomastigote

no undulating membrane. Found in the invertebrate host only. (b)

epimastigote

Long spindle-shaped hemoflagellate morphologic form equipped with a free flagellum and an undulating membrane that extends one half the body length. it is found in the vectors responsible for transmitting the trypanosoma species

trypomastigote

The characteristic developmental stage of trypanosomes, leaf-like form with an undulating membrane and often a free flagellum.

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