from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. See babesiosis.
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- n. babesiosis
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A general name, in human and comparative medicine, for infections of the red blood-corpuscles by parasitic protozoa of the genus Piroplasma.
- n. Proposed by Wilson and Chowning (1904) as a technical name for Rocky Mountain spotted fever of man, under the supposition that it was caused by a parasite classified as Piroplasma hominis.
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