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Each merozoite (MZ) has micronemes (MN), dense granules (DG), a posteriorly-located nucleus (N) with a nucleolus (NU) and Mitochondrion (MI) Scale bar: 500 nm; 10, emergence of merozoite (MZ) from the residual body (Rb), each merozoite is surrounded by a double-membrane pellicle (Pe).
Super size me: an experimental test of the factors affecting lipid content and the ability of residual body mass to predict lipid stores in nestling European Starlings.
As material is digested and condensed, the heterolysosome shrinks to form a smaller (5-[micro]m diameter) residual body.