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Fig. 4 | Parasites & Vectors

Fig. 4

From: The life-cycle of the avian haemosporidian parasite Haemoproteus majoris, with emphasis on the exoerythrocytic and sporogonic development

Fig. 4

Megalomeronts of Haemoproteus majoris (lineage hPHYBOR04) from the kidneys of the fieldfare Turdus pilaris at four different magnifications. a, b 100×. c, d 200×. e, f 400×. g, h 1000×. Note that each megalomeronts is surrounded by a thick capsule-like wall and contains numerous cytomeres of irregular-shape, in which merozoites develop. Long simple arrows: megalomeronts; short simple arrows: capsule-like wall of megalomeront; simple arrowhead: cytomeres; triangular arrowheads: merozoites. Haematoxylin-eosin stained histological sections. Scale-bar: 20 μm

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