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Old term for ameboid protozoa now classified in the suborder Haemosporina, blood parasites that include the genus Plasmodium.
[G. haima, blood, + amoibē, change]
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haemamoebaAn obsolete phylogenic term for certain hemophagocytic amoeba, many of which have been reclassified in the suborder Haemosporina.
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