Toxoplasma

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Toxoplasma

 [tok″so-plaz´mah]
a genus of sporozoans that are parasites of humans, other mammals, and some birds; it includes one species, T. gon´dii, that can be transmitted from an infected mother to an infant in utero or at birth. See also toxoplasmosis.

toxoplasma

(tŏk′sə-plăz′mə)
n.
Any of various parasitic protozoans of the genus Toxoplasma, including some that cause disease in birds and mammals.