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synonyms for parasites

  • barnacle
  • bloodsucker
  • bootlicker
  • deadbeat
  • dependent
  • flunky
  • freeloader
  • groupie
  • hanger-on
  • idler
  • leech
  • scrounger
  • sponge
  • stooge
  • sucker
  • sycophant
  • taker
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Nuclei, basophilic granules, and all blood parasites are blue; erythrocytes are red or pink; eosinophilic granules, bright red.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
Malarial parasites stain characteristically: the cytoplasm, sky-blue; the chromatin, reddish-purple.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
Three varieties are associated with malarial fever in man—the tertian, quartan, and estivo-autumnal malarial parasites.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
Here they enter red corpuscles as young malarial parasites, and the majority pass through the asexual cycle just described.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
While the parasites are more easily found in stained preparations, the varieties are more easily differentiated in fresh blood.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
Charcot-Leyden crystals (Fig. 6) are not infrequently encountered, and strongly suggest the presence of intestinal parasites.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
Many parasites, hitherto comparatively unknown here, will probably become common.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
Herr Schleierer, a botanist, assured us that he once found upon one tree six and thirty different kinds of creepers and parasites.
A WOMAN'S JOURNEY ROUND THE WORLDIDA PFEIFFER
It is widely distributed geographically, and is one of the most common of intestinal parasites in this country.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
Most of these are external parasites, and the reader is referred to the standard works upon diseases of the skin for descriptions.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
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