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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.