haemosporidian love

Definitions

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. minute protozoans parasitic at some stage of the life cycle in blood cells of vertebrates including many pathogens

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

  • By assessing the colouration and state of health of 195 free-living urban pigeons, they found that darker pigeons had lower concentrations of a blood parasite called haemosporidian.

    BBC News - Home

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.