mesomycetozoa

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mesomycetozoa

(mĕs″ō-mī-sēt″ō-zō′ă) [″ + ″ + ″]
A clade of aquatic fish parasites, some of which, like Rhinosporidium seeberi, can cause infections in humans after exposure to contaminated water.
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To understand the events leading to the emergence of the most recent common ancestor to all living animals, comparisons need to be made between metazoans and close relatives within the Holozoa, which include choanoflagellates and members of related opisthokont lineages (e.
Both are opisthokonts, along with some one-celled cousins.