from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A genus of protozoan parasites. M. stegomyiæ has been found in the body of the mosquito Stegomyia fasciata, which has been contaminated by sucking the blood of a yellow-fever patient.
- n. pl. myxococcidia (-ä). A protozoan of this genus.
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