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What is the locomotory organelle possessed by organisms in the phylum Sarcomastigophora?


Who first discovered Giardia lamblia?

Antonie van Leeuwenhoek

What is the common name for the disease caused by Giardia lamblia?


Where does Giardia lamblia live in the human body?

<p>Duodenum</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the shape of Giardia lamblia's trophozoite form?

<p>Tear drop shaped</p> Signup and view all the answers

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Locomotory Organelle of Sarcomastigophora

  • Flagella are the locomotory organelle possessed by organisms in the phylum Sarcomastigophora.

Giardia lamblia

  • Giardia lamblia was first discovered by Vilem Lambl.
  • Giardia lamblia causes the disease known as Giardiasis.
  • Giardia lamblia lives in the small intestine of the human body.
  • The trophozoite form of Giardia lamblia has a teardrop shape.

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Test your knowledge of the characteristics of Phylum Sarcomastigophora Class Mastigophora (Flagellata) with this informative quiz. Learn about their whip-like locomotory organelle called flagella and the motor component of flagella and axonemes. Explore their neuromotor apparatus, known as kinetoplast, and its components. Additionally, discover more about intestinal flagellates such as Giardia lamblia, Giardia duodenalis, and Gi

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