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Parasitic sporozoans most commonly found in the epithelial cells of lower vertebrates.
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Myxosporidiaa group ofSPOROZOANS parasitic on freshwater fish, to which they attach themselves by structures having a superficial resemblance to coelenterate NEMATO CYSTS.
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