exflagellationmedical dictionary

The extrusion of rapidly waving flagellum-like microgametes from microgametocytes; in the case of human malaria parasites, this occurs in the blood meal taken by the proper anopheline vector within a few minutes after ingestion of the infected blood by the mosquito.

Synonyms: polymitus.

(05 Mar 2000)

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