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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An opisthokont's guide to supergroups Kingdoms are so 20th century when it comes to the main evolutionary branches of the tree of life.
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.g., Cavalier-Smith et al., 1996; King and Carroll, 2001; Snell et al., 2001; Lang et al., 2002; Burger et al., 2003; Cavalier-Smith and Chao, 2003; King et al., 2003; Steenkamp et al, 2006).