acephaline

a·ceph·a·line

(ā-sef'ă-līn),
Denoting members of the protozoan suborder Acephalina (order Eugregarinida), characterized by simple noncompartmentalized bodies, which parasitize invertebrates.
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Acephaline gregarines lack this septum and are fixed against the host cell surface by means of a mucron.