Plasmodium vivax

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Noun1.Plasmodium vivax - parasitic protozoan of the genus Plasmodium that causes malaria in humansPlasmodium vivax - parasitic protozoan of the genus Plasmodium that causes malaria in humans
sporozoan - parasitic spore-forming protozoan
genus Plasmodium - type genus of the family Plasmodiidae
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In contrast to falciparum malaria, vivax malaria is rarely associated with serious complications.