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1) malaria. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Malaria is common in Central and South America, the Mediterranean countries, Asia, and many of the Pacific islands. In the United States it was found in the South...

2) Ross, Sir Ronald. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Sir Ronald, 1857-1932, English physician, b. Almora, India. He studied malaria in India as a member (1881-99) of the Indian Medical Service, was professor of tropical...

3) tropical medicine. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...The warmth and humidity of the tropics and the often unsanitary conditions under which so many people in those areas live contribute to the development and dissemination...

4) Schaudinn, Fritz. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Sir Ronald Ross and G. B. Grassi on malaria, investigated amoebic dysentery, and in his research on protozoa discovered (1905) with Erich Hoffmann the Treponema pallidum...

5) Sydenham, Thomas. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...English physician, called "the English Hippocrates." He studied at Oxford and Montpellier, and practiced in London. His conceptions of the causes and treatments of...

6) plasmodium. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...plasmodium, name for a stage in the life cycle of a slime mold. Also, Plasmodium is the name given to the genus of the protozoan parasite that causes malaria....

7) Grassi, Giovanni Battista. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Anopheles mosquito carries the plasmodium of malaria in its digestive tract. He is known also for his research on parasites, on migrations and metamorphosis in eels,...

8) Laveran, Charles Louis Alphonse. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...While an army surgeon in Algiers he discovered (1880) the parasite that causes malaria and wrote many treatises on the subject. He received the 1907 Nobel Prize in...

9) Maremma. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Tyrrhenian Sea and extending E to the Apennines. A flourishing region in Etruscan and early Roman times, it became marshy and was largely abandoned in the Middle...

10) Sporozoa. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Unlike most other protozoans, sporozoans have no cilia or flagella. All species are parasitic and have elaborate life cycles, often requiring more than one host....

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