Haemosporina


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Hae·mo·spo·ri·na

(hē'mō-spō-rī'nă),
A suborder of coccidia (class Sporozoea) that lack syzygy, with separate development of macrogamete and microgamont, the latter producing eight flagellated microgametes; heteroxenous with merogony in vertebrates and sporogony in bloodsucking insects; includes the genera Haemoproteus, Leucocytozoon, and Plasmodium.
[G. haima, blood, + sporos, seed]

Hae·mo·spo·ri·na

(hē'mō-spō-rī'nă)
A suborder of Coccidia (class Sporozoea); heteroxenous, with sporogony in bloodsucking insects and merogony in vertebrates including humans; includes the genus Plasmodium.
[G. haima, blood, + sporos, seed]