Encyclopedia of Parasitology

2016 Edition
| Editors: Heinz Mehlhorn

Invasion

Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-662-43978-4_1615

Latin: invasion = penetration.

Penetration of a parasite or of another agent of disease into an organism, an organ, or into a cell.

 Apicomplexa.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institut für Zoomorphologie, Zellbiologie und ParasitologieHeinrich-Heine-UniversitätDüsseldorfGermany