Myxosporidia


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Myxosporidia

(mĭks-ō-spor-ĭd′ē-ă)
Parasitic sporozoans most commonly found in the epithelial cells of lower vertebrates.

Myxosporidia

a group ofSPOROZOANS parasitic on freshwater fish, to which they attach themselves by structures having a superficial resemblance to coelenterate NEMATO CYSTS.