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As the name suggests they have cilia for their mode of locomotion. They are free living and have aquatic habitat. They have pellicle covering and holozoic mode of nutrition. They show nuclear bi morphism that is macro and micro nucleus. Macronucleus control metabolic functions and ...

Malaria is quite common in India. There are many programme started by government of India to control malaria. The most common is National Malaria Eradication Programme known as NMEP. It is divided into two parts, first part deals with elimination of parasite along with ...

Female mosquito sucks the blood of infected human being. It gets red blood cells containing different stages of erythrocytic cycle. The female mosquito digests all stages of erythrocytic cycle excluding gametocytes. The process of formation of gametes is referred as gametogony. Gametocytes form gametes. The ...

In human beings infective stage of plasmodium known as sporozoite occurs. These are transferred into the man by female mosquito through its salivary gland. It goes inside the liver and it enlarges it becomes round in shape. They are known as Schizont. They divide by ...

Plasmodium is the malaria parasite and has couple of hosts which include female anopheles mosquito and human beings. Female mosquito is the primary host of malaria parasite in which sexual phases occur. Human beings correspond to the secondary host of malaria parasite in which asexual ...

Sporozoa are parasitic in nature. They have no locomotory organ that is cilia, flagella and pseudopodia are absent. Contractile vacuoles are also absent. They have pellicle covering. Asexual and Sexual modes of reproduction are present. Asexual reproduction occurs by multiple fission while sexual mode of ...

Heliozoans are spherical in shape and have axopodia type of pseudopodia. They are called sun-animal-cules. They may be without any covering or with siliceous scales. The sun organism is most common heliozoan.

Foraminiferans are aquatic dwellers which have calcium shell. They have perforated chambers. Protoplasm flows out of them and form pseudopodia. They help in locomotion. Pseudopodia are of reticulopodia type. They reproduce by fission and syngamy. They have oozing material known as forminiferan ooze formed by ...

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