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- proper n. A taxonomic infraphylum within the subphylum Apicomplexa — the sporozoans.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n.pl. An extensive division of parasitic Protozoa, which increase by sporulation. It includes the Gregarinida.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Mouthless parasitic corticate protozoans, a class of Protozoa, synonymous with Gregarinida, but more comprehensive, including many organisms not ordinarily classed with the gregarines.
- Plural of sporozoön.
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- n. strictly parasitic protozoans that are usually immobile; includes plasmodia and coccidia and piroplasms and malaria parasites
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