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  • adj. See etymology


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From the gundi rodent, within whose tissues the protozoa Toxoplasma gondii was first found


  • So do we know how long taxoplasma gondii has been around?

    Brain Parasites

  • A study touching on the cystic extent of T. gondii infections lost its funding at UCLA and found a place to continue crunching its numbers at Grace Memorial.

    Vicious Grace

  • He infected mice and rabbits with Trypanosoma gondii, the parasite responsible for the dreaded sleeping sickness, then injected the animals with chemical derivatives to determine if any of them could halt the infection.

    The Emperor of All Maladies

  • Cats are the most common carriers of the Toxoplasma gondii parasite, especially outdoor cats that eat rats, mice, and other raw meat.

    Pregnancy, Childbirth, and the Newborn

  • The Toxoplasma gondii is unusual in that it can cause behavioral changes in the host, some of which seem to aid in its reproductive cycle.

    Brain worms: one in five are infested

  • On the sunny day I visited, he was explaining to me how he came to study the parasite that he carries by the thousands in his own brain: Toxoplasma gondii.

    Parasite Rex

  • One such species is Toxoplasma gondii, a creature that lives in undeserved obscurity.

    Parasite Rex

  • Toxoplasma gondii shown here nestled inside a host cell is one of the most successful parasites on Earth: in some regions of the world, 90 percent of people carry it in their bodies.

    Parasite Rex

  • Nuclear-encoded proteins target to the plastid in Toxoplasma gondii and Plasmodium falciparum.

    Parasite Rex

  • Toxoplasma gondii: Protozoan that normally makes cats and their prey its hosts.

    Parasite Rex


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